Lightning GM Steve Yzerman looking for another head coach

The Lightning fired head coach Guy Boucher (left) early Sunday, March 24, 2013. Assistants Martin...

The Lightning fired head coach Guy Boucher (left) early Sunday, March 24, 2013. Assistants Martin Raymond (right) and Dan Lacroix will coach the team Sunday night in Winnipeg against the Jets. (Eric Bolte/QMI Agency/Files)

CHRIS STEVENSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 4:07 PM ET

Guy Boucher is out as the coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning and now Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman faces perhaps the biggest decision of his young career as an NHL executive.

He has tried the smart, charismatic up-and-comer from the American Hockey League. Boucher was the flavour of the month and youngest coach in the NHL with just one year of professional hockey under his belt when Yzerman hired him in June 2010.

Can Yzerman afford to try that route again?




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