5 Burning Questions for Tampa Bay Lightning's 2013-14 Season
In just two weeks, the Tampa Bay Lighting will start their quest for the 2013-14 season. Every new season brings optimism and questions, and the Lightning have a few burning questions for themselves.
Tampa Bay’s struggles in goal and on defense have been apparent for the past few seasons. Finishing in the bottom five of the league in each of the past two seasons (26th and 30th), the Bolts look to change their reputation in a new division.
With the season opener slated for Oct. 3 against the Boston Bruins, Tampa Bay will need to find answers to these five burning questions for the 2013-14 season.
Will Jonathan Drouin Play More Than Nine Games?
The Lightning’s 2013 first-round draft pick, Jonathan Drouin, has had a tough start to his NHL career. In his first preseason with the club, Drouin has yet to register a point—though he has only played in two games.
Most signs point to Drouin being a part of the Lightning’s big club on opening day. The biggest question is, how long will he stay?
Will the Team Be Physical Enough to Make a Mark?
What Will a Jon Cooper Team Look Like?
Is Steven Stamkos Ready to Win the Hart Trophy?
Can the Lightning Be Consistent Enough to Make the Playoffs?
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