After firing coach Guy Boucher, the question that remains is what is next for general manager Steve Yzerman and the Tampa Bay Lighting, writes Scott Burnside.
Will the long layoff heading into the East finals help or hurt Tampa Bay and Boston? Reality will reveal itself in Saturday's Game 1.
So who is this mystery man who has led Tampa Bay to a surprising East finals berth? Well, Guy Boucher is a different kind of NHL coach.
Tampa Bay Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier will have surgery on Monday to help speed the healing process for a non-displaced fracture of a bone in his right hand