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27 days ago GameThread 355 comments
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. It's a Tomorrowseason special double feature!
28 days ago GameThread 184 comments
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? Join us in our game thread as we find out.
Oh, one last important note: Chance of snow in Boston: 0%
30 days ago GameThread 192 comments
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?
about 1 month ago GameThread 232 comments
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. Anders Lindback makes his return in net, is he truly ready? Find out with us here on the RC game thread.
about 1 month ago GameThread 159 comments
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!
* The Lightning have a make-up game in Boston on April 25th. That's not regularly scheduled.
about 1 month ago GameThread 194 comments
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.
about 1 month ago GameThread 142 comments
The flip-side of back-to-back contests, the Lightning square off against the Buffalo Sabres in this late-afternoon/early evening affair. Does Tampa Bay have enough left in the tank after going to overtime yesterday to make a showing against the Sares?
about 1 month ago GameThread 219 comments
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.
about 1 month ago GameThread 258 comments
It's the season series finale, airing on NBC Sports Net... To which we say "Shut up, Pierre" and encourage you to invoke MishMute™ as the Bolts look to compete with the most dominant team in the Eastern Conference. And while you're at it, join us for the conversation here on Raw Charge, won't you?
about 1 month ago GameThread 275 comments
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? Join us as we find out.
about 1 month ago GameThread 161 comments
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. Can the Bolts rebound from their loss in New York last night? Join the conversation a we find out.
about 1 month ago GameThread 240 comments
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? Join us for the game thread.
about 1 month ago GameThread 327 comments
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?
about 1 month ago GameThread 601 comments
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, while period two will partake at Litter Box Cats. Join the adventure with regulars from both sites!
about 1 month ago GameThread 436 comments
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? Join us for the game talk.
about 1 month ago GameThread 453 comments
Jon Cooper may be in the building for this game, but Tampa Bay will be managed by the trio of Martin Raymond, Daniel Lacroix and Steve Thomas. Can the Lightning stop their sinking? Will Buffalo continue their rise? Find out with us tonight on the game thread.
2 months ago GameThread 388 comments
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.... But the show must go on.
2 months ago GameThread 320 comments
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?
2 months ago GameThread 311 comments
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 contention chances against Toronto tonight.
2 months ago GameThread 389 comments
If the Tampa Bay Lightning want to save their season, earning points in tonight's contest with the Philadelphia Flyers -- preferably two - is a must. Join our discussion on this NBC Sports Network televised game.
2 months ago GameThread 352 comments
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.
2 months ago GameThread 357 comments
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.
2 months ago GameThread 291 comments
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.
3 months ago GameThread 302 comments
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?
3 months ago GameThread 252 comments
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.