TAMPA – On the eve of the season opener, the Tampa Bay Lightning ensure continuity among the staff remains intact.
While a contract extension for Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Julien BriseBois was completed last month, the next step was to wrap up a new deal for the coaching staff, starting with head coach Jon Cooper, who was entering the final year of his deal.
Unlike Cooper's last extension, this one was completed before the season started and not late in the year, as was the case in 2019.
Cooper signed a three-year deal with the team on Monday, a deal that carries through the end of t...
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