Well, Guy Boucher is our new coach, and if you’re like me, before now, you didn’t know too much about him. Also, if you are like me, and if you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know far too much about Rick Tocchet. So, in order to get everyone acquainted here, I’ve decided to compare Boucher and Tocchet.
Guy Boucher is 38. Rick Tocchet is 12.
Guy Boucher has won 106 games the last two seasons. Rick Tocchet has won half of that. Literally.
Guy Boucher has degrees in three different areas. Rick Tocchet has passed third grade.
Guy Boucher made a joke about Steve Yzerman’s wife. I’ve made jokes about Rick Tocchet and Wayne Gretzky’s wife.
Guy Boucher created a new challenge for the players every day, according to Derick Brassard. Every day is a new challenge for Rick Tocchet.
Guy Boucher is a gamble for the Lightning. Rick Tocchet probably gambled on the Lightning.
Guy Boucher has a son named Vincent. Rick Tocchet hates a guy named Vincent.
Most fans will have a hard time at first pronouncing Guy Boucher’s name. Rick Tocchet has a hard time spelling his.
Guy Boucher uses a unique 1-3-1 fore-checking system. Rick Tocchet can add 1+3+1.