BRANDON - As the Tampa Bay Lightning wrapped up the first practice coming out of a four-day holiday break, acting head coach Derek Lalonde called in the team to the center ice circle at TGH IcePlex to deliver a message - be prepared.
The message was about being ready to play a scheduled game on Tuesday against the Montreal Canadiens and to "wrap your minds around being prepared to play" that game. With so much uncertainty surrounding the league after the whole league went on pause last week, and then the uncertainty of a potential COVID outbreak in the Lightning locker room as four players and...
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