Update, 2:21 p.m.:
Here’s video of the exchange (via The Blueshirts Blog)
Brooks: do you think going in to this game that your backs are against the wall?
Torts: do I think our backs are against the wall?this is a series
Brooks: that’s what I’m asking. Are your backs against the wall right now?
Torts: I never think our backs are against the walls. In a series…
Brooks interjects: in a series or anytime?
Brooks: so u didn’t think your backs were against the wall saturday?
Brooks: against NJ?
Torts: you mean in the regular season
Brooks: that’s what I’m asking. You said you never think your backs are against the wall. Are you just talking about playoffs or anytime?
T: well we’re in playoffs right now. You’re asking me questions to try and box me in to language.
B: no I’m not
T; yes you do
B: No I’m not. I’m asking you do u think your backs are against the wall, you said ‘I never think backs are against the wall’. I said ‘in regular season or playoffs’. So you’re only talking about playoffs.
T: I’m talking about a series of playoffs. Why are we even going back to regular season. Cause its logistics with you. You try to use my words…
B: no you talked about the regular season just now
T: you try to use my words brooksie
You try to use my words and box me in to a corner all the time
B: I asked u a question and I’m just trying to get an answer
T: can I get another question. I went in here in a pretty good mood today too
B: so did I
T: well you obviously f***ed that up didn’t you?
B: no you did
…Torts is fired up!!! Fans sitting behind Rangers bench better watch out tonight.