2013 Tampa Bay Lightning Op-Ed

Post-lockout conditioning for Bolts

After a hot start, the Lightning have faded in th standings with players in game-shape rising to new heights, and lockout-idled standard bearers looking hobbled and spent.

Lightning brand redesign, 2 years later

It was two years ago today that the franchise unveiled their new mark and uniform design. How have your opinions changed toward the logo and uniform since that unveiling?

Season preview: Depth and prediction

In the fourth and final part of our 2013 Tampa Bay Lightning season preview, we highlight the roster and give a final prediction on teh season ahead.

Season preview: strengths and weaknesses

Part three of our 2013 season preview; Raw Charge looks at the team from an overall prospective, finding three strengths and three weaknesses for the team this season.

Gudas, Barberio won't get their shot... yet.

Mark Barberio and Radko Gudas may be turning heads at the Tampa Bay Lightning training camp this week, but they're not likely to make the team. Here's why.

2012-2013 Tampa Bay Lightning Goaltending Preview

Lightning goaltenders have a challenge to face this season

Mixed feelings as NHL hockey resumes

It's your thing. Do what you want to do.


You'll see hype, you'll see collective sighs of relief, you'll see rejoicing... But don't get caught up in the revelry. The NHL has aggrieved you, the fans, and an end to the lockout doesn't even begin to make amends.

What if the NHL erased the roster?

However loyal you are to the Tampa Bay Lightning, the NHL's legal filings could lead to the cancelling of every contract of every player in the league.

An open letter to Jeff Vinik

A respectful plea for compromise, for reconciliation, and an end to the 2012 NHL lockout.

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