Lightning Head Coach Calls Out Team After Latest Loss

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper is one of the best in the business. He knows how to push the buttons of his team better than most coaches and he's always got a pulse on his team. Cooper hasn't been thrilled lately with what's been going on in Tampa Bay and after the team's latest loss to the Winnipeg Jets Friday night.

Cooper criticized his team after their 4-2 loss to the Jets as he didn't like their complete lack of discipline:

It's a complete lack of discipline. It was embarrassing what we did. How many five-on-threes you're up against in one season, you (can) count on maybe one hand, and we gave them two minute-and-a-half five-on-threes in one game. Unacceptable. That shouldn't happen. Good on Winnipeg. Honestly, it was really a nothing game going on. That game could've been 0-0 and a shootout. They stayed disciplined, said, '(Let's) sit back and wait for Tampa to screw it up,' and they did. Honestly, I didn't find that game intense at all. Tell me what happened in the game other than us taking penalties and giving them opportunities.

The Lightning paraded to the penalty box against the Jets and the Jets took advantage, scoring multiple times with the man advantage. Tampa Bay have now lost two in a row as concerns grow for Cooper and company.

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