Guy Boucher is a simple man. One of his most distinguishing features, aside from the 1-3-1 play, is his facial scar. He’s never really been comfortable with discussing anything related to it. In honor of his departure from the Tampa Bay Lightning, we here at Barry Melrose Rocks would like to offer our own theories behind that famous scar.
· When he was younger, he hurt his leg and was bored, so he took up knitting as a way to pass the time. One day, when he was really concentrating on knitting one while purling two, he sneezed and took a knitting needle to the face.
· One night, he saved a bunch of orphans from a burning building. Suddenly, he was surrounded by a pack of rabid wolves, but he fought them off with his bare hands. This night later inspired the movie The Grey, but Boucher was never comfortable with the publicity. It’s what anyone would have done.
· He was ironing his shirt in a hotel, an