TAMPA – Jonathan Drouin watched Teuvo Terevainen score a critical goal in the Chicago Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup Final Game 1 win at the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 19-year-old healthy scratch couldn’t help but wonder if that could have been him.
“He’s 20 or 21. So you definitely want to be out there. Hopefully it happens, but again it’s not what I’m trying to do. I’m just trying to play my game and make sure I’m ready,” he said.
Drouin says he’s ready. Coach Jon Cooper says he’ll be in warm-ups, if not necessarily in Game 2 on Saturday night.
“He's a talented player. We've watched him grow this season. He gives us a different look when he's in the lineup. It's hard to sit here and say what you expect,” said Cooper.
“I'm going to sit here and say, I expect every single guy on our team to have a hat trick tonight and to win, what would that be, 60-0? It doesn't work out that way. We expect our guys to produce, stick to our structure, play as hard as you can, look in the mirror at the end ofRead More »from Jonathan Drouin may be Lightning’s Game 2 spark