Video: The Montreal media came in force to the Tampa Bay Lightning locker room
About 50 reporters and television cameras were at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Wednesday to watch the Tampa Bay Lightning's morning skate and do interviews ahead of Wednesday night's game with the Canadiens. It is Montreal's home opener, but the Lightning with French-Canadian players Vinny Lecavalier, Simon Gagne and Marty St. Louis, and a generally French-Canadian coaching staff taken away from Canadiens' AHL Hamilton affiliate, have created quite a buzz. For what it's worth, here's a portion of coach Guy Boucher's meeting with reporters. Hope you speak French. And make sure you turn up the volume.
And here is the scene in what is under normal conditions a cramped locker room: