TAMPA - A former youth soccer coach used to never show up to a practice with an established plan in place.
There were ideas and thoughts before showing up, but never a solid plan. His reasoning behind that was he never knew exactly who was going to actually show up and the number of players who might be in attendance when the whistle started.
These days, it's sort of the same situation for the Tampa Bay Lightning. There might always be a plan in place, but rarely does the map match the actual path when it comes to game time because who is available to play on a daily basis feels like the unkno...
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