SUNRISE - At certain points during the regular season, a sense of foreboding emerges.
Signs start to stand out. Little parts of a team game that show up on tape. There are warning signs that don't exactly require a signal in the sky to see.
But sometimes there is a bit of a fog that veils some of those signs that is masked by wins.
Coaches can see it, they can talk about it in meetings, ensure the media is aware of where things stand so the players read about it, such as Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper hinted at Thursday morning.
It doesn't matter, though, because to bring it fully o...
Thank you for your interest in our content. Please either login below or purchase asubscriptionto read the full article.