Jon Cooper


When the Chicago Blackhawks put defenseman Michael Kostka on waivers, it was to give him an opportunity he wasn’t going to get on this depth chart.


Defenseman Mike Kostka is back in familiar territory – or at least with a familiar coach – as the Tampa Bay Lightning picked him up off waivers on Sunday afternoon.


Lightning head coach Jon Cooper had his team's plan laid out heading into Saturday's matchup: shoot and shoot often.