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The Paul Ranger option on defense has expired


He left, and we wondered why. Paul ranger could be what the Lightning needs on he blue-line, but he's no longer a realistic option.

USA Vs. Canada: Chat With Other Fans SB Nation's official game thread


The official location on SB Nation to discuss today's Gold Medal matchup between the US and Canada.

We Want U-S-A!


That's what we chanted last night at the Canada vs. Slovakia game and tomorrow we're gonna get it. With the USA's stomping over Finland and Canada's win over Slovakia, the Olympics may have written...

Lightning Unplugged Features Foster, Downie, and Lecavalier


Tampa Bay Lightning's Kurtis Foster, Vincent Lecavalier, and Steve Downie talk with fans at fourth Unplugged event in North Tampa.

It's not personal, it's (botched) business


Sports are a business, and like all businesses there are ways to go about things and ways not to go about things. Lightning GM Brian Lawton has given us an example of how not to handle a coaching...

Dana Tyrell skates in no one's shadow (interview)


In case you missed it, BoltProspects has an interview with Lightning prospect Dana Tyrell of the Norfolk Admirals.

2010 Vancouver Olympic Hockey: Canada wins gold, the US silver, Finland bronze


The United States lost the gold medal  game to Canada 2-0.Canada deserved this win. The US came out flat and just weren’t able to put the puck in the net. The Canadian goaltender was a wall,...

Women's Hockey Gold Medal Game: USA vs Canada in Battle of Superpowers


Here's the official game thread for the US-Canada women's gold medal game. Enjoy!

REMINDER: Live. Tonight. Unpluggeed


Just a quick reminder of tonight's event at the Tilted Kilt.

If you miss the NHL, you're not alone


While the hubbub surrounds the Olympics right now, some people have not gotten into them as much as others. Here's a short lament of the missing Tampa Bay Lightning...

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