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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."

Vincent Lecavalier -

Lightning's 1st-round selection history for D-men a shaky one

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The Tampa Bay Lightning's 1st round selection history when it comes to D-men has been shaky at best. Would Victor Hedman be able to break the tradition of mediocrity?

The Draft Board: Victor Hedman - Pension Plan Puppets

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Chemmy on Pension Plan Puppets has a great review of Victor Hedman in simplicity. Get to know the Lightning's likely #1 draft pick and just what he brings to the table.

The Unlikely Scenario - Tavares falls in the draft

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John Tavares has been the consensus #1 NHL draft prospect of 2009. What happens for the Tampa Bay Lightning if Tavares is not selected 1st overall by the New York Islanders?

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