Tampa Bay Lightning make it official: Barry Melrose is new coach

TAMPA, Fla. - Barry Melrose is returning to the NHL after 12 years as a television analyst, becoming coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning.He replaces John Tortorella and the hiring ends weeks of speculation that the former Los Angeles Kings coach was the choice by the Lightning's new owners.
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Doug Stolhand is one of the co-founders and co-hosts of the Puck Podcast and has been a member of the NHL media since the show's inception in 2006.