As if the the past week in Tampa Bay Lightning history could not get worse, the announcement Friday by the Detroit Red Wings that Steve Yzerman is their new General Manager bookends a terrible week for Tampa.
Talk about your double whammies. First the perturbing first round sweep then losing the man most responsible for putting the current Lightning team together. To a division rival no less.
Sure, this could be taken like a sucker punch to the gut, but let’s make sure we look at the full picture.
Yes, it seems like Yzerman’s leaving is a betrayal to the Lightning but his history is in Detroit...
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