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Lightning Strikes! podcast: Why Sergachev is here for good

By Joe Smith
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) eludes St. Louis Blues center Paul Stastny (26) heading into the neutral zone during the third period of Saturdays (10/14/17) game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the St, Louis Blues at Amalie Arena in Tampa. DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times

In this episode of our Lightning Strikes! podcast, we break down the Lightning's record 7-1-1 start. Why are Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos clicking so well? Why Mikhail Sergachev is likely here for good, not going back to juniors.

On the unsung stars of the hot start, from Brayden Point and Vladislav Namestnikov to Yanni Gourde. Plus Times Lightning beat writer Joe Smith answers your questions. Listen below: