Really the biggest issue with Boucher is he has a rigid game plan (build attack from defence and a congested neutral zone) and refuses to change it even when it's clear his talent mix just can't execute his game plan properly. And why does he keep sending out the fourth line whenever things go wrong?
In the dying months of last season the team ditched the game plan and played more flowing hockey which suited them better- and they won games. It's odd he refused to learn from this expe
On your first paragraph..... 1000% SPOT ON!
I have been saying similar for a number of years now.
Guy Boucher used to coach the Lightning as you may know, and he was there when they had that improbabl run to the ECF against the Bruins back in 2011.
I have always said that Guy Boucher is a BRILLIANT head coach! He has game plans and bunches of wrinkles that go into them.
So what is the problem?
Exactly what you said.... rigidity!
I also thought, the man might be