Barry Melrose was fired as the Lightning coach on Friday, just 16 games into the season. Despite a scattered locker room and players who were prone to on-ice brain cramps, one thing is clear: He didn't sink the team by himself.
The Lightning have new owners. They now have a new coach in Barry Melrose. Vincent Lecavalier is on the verge of signing a new deal. So, how will things turn out in Tampa Bay? Time will tell.