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Tampa Bay announces qualifying offers to 10

Qualifying offers went out to 10 Lightning RFA's today. Find out who here

Bolts and Blackhawks set to do preseason battle in Winnipeg

TSN is reporting that the Lightning and the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks will play an exhibition game in the MTC Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba on September 22nd. The Bolts played in Winnipeg during the 2009 preseason, facing the Edmonton Oilers and winning in overtime, 4-3.

Reflections on past Lightning draft classes part 2 -- 1993 to 1997

From 1993 until 1997, the Lightning largely suffered a draft-drought. There was talent selected, but they never quite lived up to expectations...

Tuesday night open thread and link dump

It's Tuesday, it's 7:30 and it's time to party... or not. It's time to hockey? Eh, sorta... It's time for the Raw Charge open thread and link dump!.

Lightning Summer tour coming to a Chili's location near you

Here's food for thought: What should you do when the Tampa Bay Lightning hold an event at a Chili's near you?

Reminder: SB Nation Tampa Bay Meet Up next Wednesday (6-23)

Just a reminder to everyone that SB Nation is holding a Meet Up on Wednesday, June 23rd at 6 PM at the Tampa Bay Brewing company. RSVP at the above link.

Reflections on past Lightning draft classes Part 1 -- 1992

The Lightning have conducted 18 NHL Entry drafts in their history. With their 19th draft looming, we begin a series of posts on previous draft classes. We begin the series with a short post on the success fo the 1992 draft class.

Stripes, Phaneuf and Buyouts

Yesterday was a bit of a slow news day considering one of the headlines was that the Toronto Maple Leafs added some stripes and shoulder patches to their jersey. Ok, I lie, that's not all they did...

Connect Community Puck Talk

Su Ring, from Daily Su, and I are talking hockey. This is a weekly event, so bookmark the link. Oh, and we also have a CCPT Facebook Group for you to join as well. We'll have announcements on that page, and hopefully people will be making comments and suggestions for future shows. So even if this isn't announced every week, we will be on every Sunday at 3 pm Pacific, 6 pm Eastern, 11 pm British. See you there!

Lightning draft night party tied to Storm football game

The Tampa Bay Lightning will once again hold a Draft Party to coincide the NHL Entry Draft.

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