Lightning HC Controversial Comment Causes More Pain Than Series Defeat

Two days after being eliminated from the playoffs, Tampa Bay Lightning’s head coach Jon Cooper expressed regret over his comments on goalie interference following a loss to the Florida Panthers.

Just two days ago, the Tampa Bay Lightning and their head coach, Jon Cooper, faced elimination. They were knocked out in the first round of the playoffs. This came after a crushing 6-1 loss in Game 5 against the Florida Panthers.

However, Cooper revealed on Wednesday that something else was bothering him more than the loss. It was a regret, lingering after Monday’s game. He had made comments about two goalie interference calls that now haunted him. “We might as well put skirts on [goalies] then if that’s how it’s gonna be,” he had said, questioning the calls.

Later, he faced the media. It was time to express his regret over those comments.

Alex Thompson
Alex Thompson
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