Julien Brisebois


John Romano: All Julien BriseBois has done is change the course of Lightning history

TAMPA, Fla. — You love the Lightning’s grit. Their spirit and spunk. You finally have faith in Tampa Bay’s defense. A dependable top-six group after too many years of disappointment. But what about the GM who added the finishing touches?. You’re thrilled the Lightning have beaten the New York Islanders...

Lightning Round: Julien BriseBois addresses the Lightning’s cap decisions

The Tampa Bay Lightning’s cap maneuvering has been one of the main topics this season and the criticism of using LTIR cap advantage has been accompanying the team through the whole season. This topic has heated up after Dougie Hamilton’s remark during his exit interview, who left a comment that the Carolina Hurricanes lost to a team “$18 million over the cap”, which in all fairness was taken out of the context, as the Canes defenceman added that he “knocking the rules”. This quote however has been spread out to the media and even Nikita Kucherov himself was forced to comment this quote.
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Lightning GM Julien BriseBois on cap maneuvering: ‘Sometimes the stars align for you’

TAMPA — The Lightning’s move to place Nikita Kucherov on long-term injured reserve — which helped the team become compliant with the league’s $81.5 million salary cap — has unquestionably worked out well. The Lightning made the postseason without Kucherov, and their best player returned from December hip labrum surgery in time for the beginning of the playoffs.
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Lightning GM Julien BriseBois breaks down season as midpoint nears

Julien BriseBois likes where the Lightning sit in the standings as they approach the midway point of the NHL season. But the Tampa Bay general manager said it’s difficult to tell how the team matches up against the rest of the league, since the abbreviated 56-game schedule makes for more games in less time and the Lightning are only playing their seven division opponents through the regular season and first two rounds of the playoffs.