TAMPA, Fla. – Taking a peek around the Lightning locker room these days is equivalent to walking in to a classroom late in the school year.
So many faces have changed from the start of the year.
As Tampa Bay gets set to face off against the New York Rangers (7 p.m., Fox Sports Sun, 970-AM, tblpowerplay.com), seven of the 20 skates to suit up on opening night against Detroit will be absent from the lineup. That number could be eight depending on the injury status of trade deadline, the Lightning became the third youngest team in the league with an average age of 26.4 years. In Saturday’s victor...
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