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The Lightning should get a boost tonight with the return of goalie Ben Bishop, who will start against the Sabres.
Lightning coach Jon Cooper isn't going anywhere. While Tampa Bay, a preseason Stanley Cup favorite, is stunningly out of playoff position at the season's midpoint, don't expect any changes to involve the coaching staff. Lightning coach Jon Cooper isn't going anywhere.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop could be returning sooner than expected. Bishop participated in his first full team skate Tuesday, and looked good during two separate 30-minute sessions. Lightning goalie Ben Bishop could be returning sooner than expected.
The Lightning will have two first-time All-Stars this season, with defenseman Victor Hedman and Nikita Kucherov named to the Atlantic Division team Tuesday.
You knew it was coming.
With the Lightning underachieving, going from preseason Stanley Cup favorites to dangerously out of playoff position, there were going to be frustrated fans asking for changes. Coach Jon Cooper, who has led the team to back-to-back lengthy playoff runs, isn't immune to criticism.
There are already …
A four-game losing streak has pushed the preseason Stanley Cup favorites further out of playoff contention. A coaching change is not the answer, Joe Smith explains, but what is? Plus we take your questions.