BRANDON - Cole Koepke can't help but look around the Tampa Bay Lightning locker room these days and noticed there are a lot of vacated locker stalls.
As the Lightning get set for the preseason finale on Saturday in the final preparation for next week's season opener, Koepke's stall remains occupied.
When asked about that thought and what it ultimately may mean for earning a spot on the opening night roster, Koepke can't help but to offer wide smile, which he quickly tries to suppress because he doesn't want to think too far ahead.
But it's difficult not to look around and understand that his s...
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