Tuesday night link dump and open thread

It seems like every other week there is something major that goes down for the Lightning.  First, Yzerman.  Two weeks later, Boucher.  

This time, it's the acquisition of Simon Gagne.

Lightning links

  • It's "The Summer of Stevie" [The Sporting News]
  • The Gagne deal is a backwards-building move but it's a good move says Joe Henderson [TBO]
  • Even at it's worst possible outcome, the Bolts come out on top with this trade (well, unless that fourth round draft pick...) [TampaBay.com]
  • Quotes from the team and around the league about the deal. [Tampabay.com]
  • Video of Steven Stamkos being told about the trade, and his reaction [TSN]
  • It's a Flyers perspective but The Hockey Writers are questioning the Simon Gagne trade -- as they should.  As Any Flyer fan should.  [The Hockey Writers]
  • Mike Corcoran gives a rundown of the day -- Gagne fallout (and Malone rumors), the new coaching staff, and taking the naysaying traditional media to task. [Creative Loafing]
  • Lost Amid the hubbub of the deal yesterday, the Lightning had a feature article about a groundbreaking player that once wore Lightning colors:  netminder Manon Rheaume [Tampa Bay Lightning]
  • Speaking of names from the Lightning's past, did you know former Bolts defenseman and fan favorite Enrico Ciccone is on Twitter? [Twitter]
  • Su Ring interviewed Bolts draft pick Radko Gudas before the Developmental Camp last week [King 5]
  • Lost and Found [Don't Trade Vinny]

League wide links below the jump, and don't forget to vote int eh fan confidence poll!

Hockey links

General links

  • Hi, welcome to Kanes Furniture!  Oh, you're here about the promotion we're co-sponsoring?  Get bent. [SB Nation Tampa Bay]
  • Only Sith deal in absolutes...  and Bill Foster, St. Petersburg mayor. [Rays Index]
  • Brett Favre's mouth kept him from wearing Pewter [Joe Bucs Fan]
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Raw Charge

You must be a member of Raw Charge to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Raw Charge. You should read them.

Join Raw Charge

You must be a member of Raw Charge to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Raw Charge. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker