Sullivan to move in after Tortorella declines spot

Updated: August 30, 2005, 5:35 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Boston Bruins coach Mike Sullivan will replace John Tortorella on the U.S. men's Olympic hockey coaching staff after the Lightning coach declined the spot, ESPN.com has learned.

The United States Olympic Committee must approve the move, but that is merely a formality, sources close to the Olympic team said Tuesday.

Sullivan will join St. Louis Blues goaltending coach Keith Allain as an assistant to Olympic team head coach Peter Laviolette, who also coaches the Carolina Hurricanes. ...

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