People might quibble with a move here or there, but many would agree that an already sneaky-good Tampa Bay Lightning team got quite a bit better this summer. Maybe that’s why head coach Jon Cooper seemed a little nervous about giving up that “sneaky” part while chatting with NHL.com. “Make us seem like just a nice, humble, go-lucky Tampa Bay Lightning,” Cooper said. “Not like we’re going to come out and kick everybody’s [behind].” Playing the underdog can be a lot more comfortable than being prohibitive favorites, especially when you go through a regular season as turbulent as the Bolts did in 2013-14.
Lightning coach wants to slow the bandwagon down a bit
Pro Hockey Talk | Aug 4