2013 Tampa Bay Lightning game threads

Season finale / Crunch playoff game thread

A season finale between the bottom-dwellers of the NHL's Eastern Conference, shared with a game thread dedicated to Game One of the AHL's Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup between the #3 seed and #6 seed teams. I's a Tomorrowseason sp

Lightning at Bruins game thread

Boston has playoff seeding and the Northeast Division title on its mind, the Bolts have survival, the Art Ross Trophy and pride on theirs. Which team will succumb to schedule pacing?


Lightning versus Maple Leafs game thread

The second-to-last home game of the season; a playoff tuneup for the Maple Leafs and a playing-for-pride showcase for Tampa... Join us for the game thread, won't you?


Lightning versus Carolina game thread

An early evening game sets us off on the final week of the 2013 Tampa Bay Lightning season. It's also the last game against the Carolina Hurricanes as divisional foes.

Lightning at Canadiens game thread

The final regularly scheduled* Tampa Bay Lightning road game of the season - can the Lightning take advantage of the Habs playing the flip-side of back-to-back games? Find out!


Lightning at Winnipeg game thread

Winnipeg's in the playoff hunt and right now, Tampa Bay is standing in their way. Will the Lightning obstruct the progress of the Jets and dim their playoff chances? Find out tonight, with us, on the game thread.


Lightning at Sabres game thread

The flip-side of back-to-back contests, the Lightning square off against the Buffalo Sabres in this late-afternoon/early evening affair. Do es Tampa Bay have enough left in the tank after going to overtime yesterday to make a showing?

Bolts at Caps game thread

The divisional-opponent series finale between the Bolts and the Caps highlights Ovi vs. Spicoli -- who has the inside track to the Rocket Richard trophy, Alex Ovechkin or Steven Stamkos? Join us as we find out.

Lightning versus Pittsburgh game thread

It's the season series finale, airing on NBC Sports Net... To which we say "Shut up, Pierre" and encourage you to invoke BishMute™ as the Bolts look to compete with the most dominant team in the Eastern Conference.


Lightning versus Senators game thread

Tampa Bay hopes to get back on track after losing two straight over the weekend. How will Ben Bishop play in his fourth outting as a Tampa Bay goaltender while facing his former team? Will Mark Barberio prove he's ready for prime-time and the NHL?


Bolts at Caps game thread

The flip-side of back-to-back games sees Ben Bishop minding the Tampa Bay net for the third straight game, and a climbing Washington Capitals trying to put some distance between themselves and the Winnipeg Jets.

Lightning at Isles game thread

The Lightning look to take home points for the fifth straight game in the first of back-to-back contests. Nate Thompson returns to the lineup, Ben Bishop starts... Now can they overcome the Isles?


Lightning at 'Canes game thread

Ben Bishop makes his Tampa Bay Lightning debut, Vincent Lecavalier makes his return to the Lightning lineup. Can they hand the Carolina Hurricanes another Southeast Division loss this season?

Bolts vs. Cats (period one + three) game thread

Raw Charge and Litter Box Cats will be sharing hosting duties for tonight's tilt between the Bolts and the Panthers. Periods one and three will be chatted about live here at Raw Charge,

Lightning versus Devils game thread

Jon Cooper makes his NHL debut as a head coach; it'll be a game-time decision if Andrej Sustr makes his NHL debut tonight as well. Regardless, the Bolts look to close out March on a high note, can they pull it off?


Lightning versus Sabres game thread

Can the Lightning stop their sinking? Will Buffalo continue their rise? Find out with us tonight on the game thread.


Tampa Bay at Winnipeg game thread

The Guy Boucher era is over for the Lightning, and a team in limbo goes to Winnipeg to take on the Jets tonight. The future of the Bolts in general is up in the air and it's anyone's guess who stays and who goes..

Lightning at Senators game thread

A Saturday matinee in Ontario, the Lightning play the first of a weekend back-to-back set starting with the Senators. Can they overcome their injuries (and demons) to put up a fight against their expansion brethren?

Tampa Bay at Toronto game thread

Tampa Bay is five points behind the pack in the Eastern Conference playoff race, they'll have to catch the Maple Leafs in the standings (among other teams) if they want to vie for a playoff spot. Join us as we see if the Bolts can bolster their cont


Tampa Bay versus Carolina game thread

Tampa Bay tries to get back on a winning track tonight against division-leading Carolina. Join us for the conversation - and perhaps the frustration - in tonight's game thread.

Lightning versus Islanders game thread

One is a fluke, two is a streak. Tampa Bay tries to win back-to-back games for the first time in almost a month (without Vinny Lecavalier in the lineup but including Tyler Johnson). We're chatting about the game live here on Raw Charge, join us.


Lightning in the Litter Box game thread

It's a contest for the basement of the National Hockey League as well as the Southeast Division. Join us as we watch Radko Gudas' NHL debut and root for the Bolts against the Florida Panthers.


Lightning versus Canadiens game thread

The Northeast Division leader, the Montreal Canadiens, come to town with their legions of fans. Can the Bolts overcome Carey Price while defending their own adequately and consistently?


Game thread: Lightning versus Jets

The Lightning are back at home and look to build off their victory in Newark from Tuesday night. The Jets, on the other hand, would like nothing more to snap their misfortunes of late as well as their regulation winless streak at the Forum.


Lightning at Devils game thread

The end of the current four game road trip, and the end of the first half of the abbreviated 48 game season. The Lightning - winless in their past 5 - face the Devils - winless in their past five - on the flip side of back-to-back games.

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