TAMPA - Unfamiliar faces in familiar places. Familiar faces in new roles.
Each new season brings about some sort of change for every NHL team. It’s rarely, if ever, the same exact situation from year to year no matter the results the previous season.
In the case of the Tampa Bay Lightning, more than half of the roster that took to the ice for opening night against the Nashville Predators was not with the team at this point last season. Of the 20 players who dressed on Tuesday, 11 were not in the Lightning lineup for opening night against the New York Rangers.
For that reason, it trul...
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