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How imminent is Ryan Martin's hiring?

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It's not sexy news but it's something that has to be covered -- front office rumblings of a forthcoming hire.

A letter from Steve Yzerman

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And now a word from the new Tampa Bay Lightning General Manager, Steve Yzerman. (This is like a service announcement or something. Still weird to not put "Detroit Red Wings" in there with his name, tho. That's going to take some getting used to - for everybody, I think.)

Raw Charge Tuesday night Open thread and Link Dump

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Every Tuesday night through the off-season, we'll be conducting an open thread. This is Tuesday Night open thread #1.

Lightning tend to skip the wing with 1st round picks

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2010 represents the Tampa Bay Lightning's 19th NHL entry draft.... They have only selected a wing 4 times with their first selection... And the results ain't pretty.

Five Questions with Lightning Bloggers John Fontana and Jon Jordan

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Red Light District, as part of their 30 teams in 30 days coverage, asked me a couple'o'questions to coincide their overview of the Lightning this off-season. We riff on a number of matters including Stevie Y, Jeff Vinik and the search for the Bolts next coach..

Connect Community Puck Talk

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Join Cassie McClellan and Su Ring from Daily Su for another edition of Connect Community Puck Talk. Guests include: Clayton Hansler, who'll help recap Game 1 of the SCF; Mark Willoughby, who'll update us on a special Tweetup for Nashville flood relief; and our "3 Questions" guest: Alix Wright from the Canucks Hockey Blog (and cousin of Lightning prospect James "Killer" Wright). 3 pm Pacific, 6 pm Eastern, 11 pm British.

Tampa Bay Rays temporarily turning their backs on Lightning to support Blackhawks

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The Tampa Bay Rays are famous for themed road trips under Joe Maddon. Hockey is the theme this time around, and supporting the Chicago Blackhawks

Bolt from the Blue: John Cullen

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Long time Lightning fans and general NHL fans will recall John Cullen... And recall his battle with cancer. The Lightning revisit team history and revisit Cullen in this piece posted on the Bolts official web site.

Helenius To Spend Another Year In Sweden

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According to agent Jay Grossman, Riku Helenius will spend another season in the Swedish Elite League.

Report: Lightning to request permission to speak with Dineen about Head Coaching job

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If secrecy was Vinik's thing regarding the GM search, Steve Yzerman is not following that blueprint in his head coaching hunt.

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