Echoing the comments of his captain Martin St. Louis Tampa Bay Lightning Coach Jon Cooper felt the grit and tenacity was missing in the Lightnings 5-0 drubbing at the hands of the Boston Bruins.

Coach Cooper made it clear that he was disappointed in tonight but not in the team. “They’ve done everything we’ve asked in training camp, they’ve done everything they’ve asked so far in playing, tonight….I’m confident to say tonight was an aberration.”

About the team failing to capitalize on the power play:

After a hot start last year the team buckled after some tough losses? How to prevent that this year? 

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