TAMPA – During the midseason scouting meetings the Tampa Bay Lightning held back in January, general manager Julien BriseBois and the staff identified what they felt would make the Lightning a harder team to play against.
The consensus focused on adding two forwards "that would be able to play a heavy, hard, competitive game. Ideally one of those two forwards would be a big, physical center,'' BriseBois said.
With that path mapped out, BriseBois and the pro scouting department zeroed on the two players that best fit what they were looking for - Blake Coleman and Barclay Goodrow.
With an aggres...
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