The Columbus Blue Jackets and John Tortorella have agreed to a two-year extension that puts the coach under contract through the 2020-21 season.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Tortorella, 60, is the franchise’s all-time wins leader with a record of 129-87-23 (.588 points percentage) in 239 games since taking over as the Blue Jackets’ head coach on Oct. 21, 2015. He led the team to the Stanley Cup Playoffs in each of his first two full seasons behind the bench, and was named the NHL Coach of the Year after the 2016-17 season.
“Our team has been one of the winningest in the NHL…