The Tampa Bay Lightning's 20th anniversary logo was sent to media members earlier this afternoon by the team. The official web site for the Lightning's 20th anniversary is 20 Years Of Thunder
Tampa Bay Lightning's 10th Anniversary Logo for comparison's sake when the 20th anniversary logo is unveiled Friday.
The Bolts will be re-defining "Jumbotron" next season at the Tampa Bay Times Forum with their new center-ice digital boards. Measuring 28' x 50' on the sideline views (and 28' x 30' at the ends), they will be the largest arena boards in the US/Canada. The full press release from the team can be found here.
The Tampa Bay Times Forum ready for it's Frozen Four close-up. Via Trevor Van Knotsenburg on Twitter
For Raw Charge regulars, you already know that, in our game threads all season, when Mathieu Garon makes a save, we say "NON!" in response... Now you can show your support for Garon (and Raw Charge too) with the "NON!" T-shirt.
For a little inspiration - if only this were more blue.... [Full photo caption/description from photographer Chris Kotsiopoulos: "Fire in the sky! This is an image sequence containing 70 lightning shots, taken on Ikaría island, Greece, during a severe thunderstorm that took place June 16, 2011. In order to make the sequence, I set the camera to a tripod taking 20-second shots. After 83 minutes I ended up with this wall of lightning!" Care of National Geographic.]
While the season opens in Raleigh, the work continues at Times Palace. How far will they get by Opening Night? We'll find otu soon. Via the St. Pee Times Forum Facebook page.
When I first saw this picture, I knew this had to be done. Just whipped this one up real quick. Will make a more "viewer friendly" version, when I get more time.
Made for Raw Charge's own Cassie. I present to you: Jedi Master Yzerman. The force is strong with this one.
Reasonable reaction to the "diving" call on Steve Downie by coach Guy Boucher. Yes, that is a spear, and yes it is being thrust into a referee's stomach.