In light of all the upheval from yesterday, here are just a few choice words from around the web (part of much larger articles in most cases) discussing the ownership situation:
JoeBoltsFan - Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey
"Who would have thought Len Barrie could become so popular so fast?"
Nothing seems OK about Lightning's future
"Well, Mutt and Jeff, co-owners of the Tampa Bay Lightning, are back from New York City. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman made one sit in Queens and one in Brooklyn - with their backs toward each other. That'll learn 'em." -- Martin Fennelly
The Hockey Bay - A Tampa Bay Lightning Blog
"I mean really, could this year get any worse than last year? Or did I just jinx myself by asking that?"
BoltProspects Community Forums
"...the thing about it is if the team was run well and there was some credibility with the ownership, you could almost understand a Vinny trade....You could just say, hey, the economy killed us...This will help in the long run...But now, it just seems like a stupid, desperate, unthinking decision by people with no credibility."
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman demands resolution for Tampa Bay Lightning - St. Petersburg Times
"It's just phenomenal that it's so out there. I've never heard of anything like this when it comes to an ownership group." -- Phil Esposito