The Tampa Bay Lightning are enjoying a 4-0 record since our last show, and it seems Bryan may have found the key to the Lightning success this season so far! The Bolts are in the drivers seat through the first part of the season, but as the year is set to turn soon, the Playoffs grow closer, and the team has to be ready for a major benchmark…the Trade Deadline. Bryan and Bacon discuss what the team could plan to do in late February.
The Bolts have 2 scorers in the Top 10 in the NHL points stats, and Bacon called it! Braydon Point and Nikita Kucherov lead the way for the Lightning, who are ready to face the super-hot Buffalo Sabres after dropping a home have to Anaheim that seemed like more of a nuisance than an issue to be worried about. Also, the Bolts play goalie shuffle with their supporting cast while they await the return of Andrei Vasilevskiy.
Marty St. Louis is welcomed to the Hockey Hall of Fame. We’ll discuss the goaltending situation in Tampa Bay in light of the injury to Andrei Vasilevskiy. With the league as tight as it is right now, its important for the Lightning to stay in position, we’ll talk about how.