The Lightning are going through a rough patch, but things aren't as dire as they may seem.
It's the off-season, it's Tuesday night, it's time to chat hockey and in general with the Raw Charge crew on our link dump and open thread.
Fall official is ending and winter beginning, but the Hurricanes defy the season and blow into town this evening for a Southeast Division showdown.
The "Summer of Stevie" is over, in Tampa. Here are five questions for writer Mike Corcoran about the Lightning, and where things go from here.