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Lightning Release Guy Boucher of Coaching Duties

Sunday, 03.24.2013 / 7:00 AM / News
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Lightning Release Guy Boucher of Coaching Duties
The Tampa Bay Lightning released head coach Guy Boucher of his coaching duties on Sunday, March 24, 2013

TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have released Guy Boucher from his head coaching commitment, effective immediately, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced this morning. Yzerman also announced that Martin Raymond and Dan Lacroix will share coaching responsibilities for the game tonight against the Winnipeg Jets.

"Guy has poured his heart and soul into the Lightning organization for these past three years and we appreciate all the work he has done," said Yzerman upon making the announcement. "But ultimately I am not satisfied with the direction we are heading and I believe making a change today is in the best interest of our franchise."