Saturday's season opener drew the biggest audience in season-opener history for the Lightning.
With two points in his first NHL game, Cory Conacher may be enthused but he isn't forgetting his band of brothers back in Syracuse.
Not everyone is absolutely thrilled that the NHL is back. Some of us just aren't able to muster up the same kind of enthusiasm as others.
The lockout is over, training camps have concluded... And the 48-game sprint of a season begins now.
The 2013 NHL schedule gets released on Saturday and the Bolts open their brief camp on Sunday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.