Change of Scenery Suiting Chris Lawrence
Lightning prospect RW/C Chris Lawrence scored a hat trick tonight, including the overtime game winning goal, in a wild 7-6 victory over Brampton. Since being traded to Missisauga from Sault Ste Marie a month ago, Lawrence has 8 goals and 15 points in 14 games. Last season he had just 11 goals all season. Lawrence, who was selected by the Lightning in the 3rd round of last summer's draft, has received criticism for much of his junior career for lack of intensity and failure to live up to his potential. Perhaps, under the tutledge of head coach Gred Gilbert, Lawrence is finally starting to break through.