Yzerman has successfully made his first coaching change as general manager, which comes in the form of an old friend.
Lalonde was hired as assistant coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning back in 2018 when Yzerman was still a part of the club.
He has manned multiple AHL squads, such as the Toledo Walleye.
At his introductory press conference, Lalonde hinted at how he intends to improve his new team.
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