Tuesday night open thread and link dump

Shut the door, there's a draft edition:

Lightning News

Nolan Whyte returns from a vacation and ponders the looming off-season.  [Frozen Sheets ]

Vinny's a happy daddy [Tampabay.com]

Times Palace gets a little cosmetic surgery [Tampa Bay Lightning]

Tim Thomas, Tampa Bay?  [Lightning Strikes]

Kurtis Foster would like to be re-signed by the Lightning.  [The Guardian]

And let me stress this:  Keep up with Bolt Prospects in the coming days regarding the NHL Draft.  We'll be covering it here at Raw Charge, but BP are the experts in this field.  Pete, Timothy and Chad have what you want; Pete, Timothy and Chad have what you need...

Hockey news

Anticipation of the coming storm in Panthers country [Litter Box Cats]

...and the first shot has been fired:  Nathan Horton to Boston.  Bolts fans rejoice!  [Litter Box Cats]

Dino Cicarelli was named to the Hockey Hall of Fame, along with Angela James and Cammie Granato [TSN]

Tom Renney in, Pat Quinn out as Head Coach of the Oilers [Crash The Crease]

Scott Niedermayer calling it a career [TSN]

Halak's Hockey Horoscopes [MYFO]

Our friend Su has a hockey survival guide for the off-season (sorta) [Daily Su]

Turtlenecks.  How many will $5 Million a year buy?  [Four Habs Fans]

News you can use

SB Nation Tampa Bay launches tonight at 10 PM!  Meet fellow SB Naiton fans at the Tampa Bay Brewing company tomorrow night?

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