Lightning HC Cooper Says Loss Of Kucherov A Significant Hurdle For Bolts


Tampa Bay Lightning Ondrej Palat Brayden Point Nikita Kucherov

Tampa Bay Lightning Ondrej Palat Brayden Point Nikita Kucherov

Tampa Bay Lightning Head Coach Jon Cooper spoke with the assembled media Sunday morning as the Bolts' opened up their 2021 training camp to begin their defense of the Stanley Cup. Cooper reflected on the year past and the challenges of the new year ahead with a non bubble situation and a shortened season to come. However the biggest challenge for Tampa Bay will be how to replace the production of Nikita Kucherov who will miss the entire regular season with a hip injury. Cooper spoke of how the team is approaching that challenge as more in his press avails on Sunday morning.

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