As is his way, Rangers head coach John Tortorella was honest and straightforward in explaining why Brad Richards was benched in Thursday's loss to the Islanders, as well as why Chris Kreider was assigned to the Connecticut Whale (since recalled later on Saturday) and why J.T. MIller has made more of a difference than his fellow rookie Kreider, so far.

Watch John Tortorella's post-practice press conference from Saturday, then share your comments below.

Feb 17 - 2:29am