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With Lemaire out, Lightning should look higher for help

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Jacques Lemaire is pursuing other job opportunities instead of the consultant role offered to him by the Tampa Bay Lightning. Instead of seeing this as a setback, the Lightning and Bolts fans...

RawCharge.com on Twitter

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Yeah, yeah... us too. We're on Twitter. But we have no plans to go as intimate as Ashton Krutcher or Demi Moore or Oprah regarding it. Follow us on Twitter

Smolenak Speaks About Jump to Europe

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In intercontinental transaction news, Timothy at Bolt Prospects has a rough translation from an interview of Radek Smolenak, who jumped to the Kontinental Hockey League last month.

Tampa Bay Lightning: Stanley Cup Champions -- Five Years Later

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Five years ago to the day, the Tampa Bay Lightning were crowned Stanley Cup Champions. Instead of lamenting how far the team has fallen since then, Raw Charge tells the fans to revel in the memories.

Returning to top starts at the back - Tampa Tribune

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I don't know about you, but I get the feeling that everyone seems to expect the Lightning to botch up the draft somehow. I wonder why that could be. Management and ownership have constantly been telling us to trust them, so why don't we? Hmmm. Curiousier and curiouser....

OT: Buc'Em Trivia Contest (ends @ 6 AM Saturday morning)

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So just when was the last time the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wore Orange jersey's and white pants at home? The correct answer could win you a complete-game DVD from the 1999 season. Visit Buc'Em.com if you know the answer

Chat Live Friday At 1 p.m. @ JoeBoltsFan.com

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Amanda Harris of Joe Bolts Fan will be chatting live shortly (1 PM EDT) about the Lightning and the upcoming NHL draft. If you got some spare time, you might want to stop over there and participate.

The Tale of Two Attitudes

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Two quotes and two perspectives from the top two players in the 2009 Draft. What they say is quite telling of each players character and which is ready to face challenges ahead.

Torrie Jung (G) and Michael Ward (D) to re-enter draft

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Two CHL prospects re-enter the draft... Will either be re-selected or are they free-agents to be?

"It would be nice to be able to just worry about playing the games and not dealing with this, but I...

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"It would be nice to be able to just worry about playing the games and not dealing with this, but I have an attachment to Tampa Bay and I love playing for the Lightning. My history is with this team."

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