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Celebrating 10 years blogging the Lightning

Ten years ago today, I founded the site that'd later become Raw Charge. This post is simply marking the occasion.

Sabres awful is familiar; Bolts vs Buffalo preview

Coming off a rare win last night, the Buffalo Sabres come to Tampa with their cast of characters and organization in shambles.

A reflection, a lament, a farewell

People invoke memories of winning the Stanley Cup, or the Rocket Richard trophy; the M-V-P line or Vinny's charitable work... I recollect the player who gave me hope in the Lightning franchise. My thoughts on parting ways with Vincent Lecavalier.

Who would be on your crazy-owner wish list?

In the summer of 2008, crazy-awful Lightning owners went on a crazy bad player-grabbing spending spree, acquiring playoff standouts like Ryan Malone and Gary Roberts. If you were a crazy awful owner, what playoff standouts would be in your sights?

How to resurrect a hockey franchise in 402 days

More than four years ago, a chart by James Mirtle showed (through attendance) how the situation in Tampa was on a torrid decline. Four years later, we revisit that chart to reflect how things have been thriving.

Tampa Bay Lightning sign free agent defenseman Matt Carle to 6 year contract

Former Philadelphia Flyer defenseman Matt Carle adn teh Tampa Bay Lightning are reportedly close to an agreement on a contract, reports have said on Wednesday night.

Two years ago on Raw Charge: Tocchet, Lawton dismissed

It was April 12th, 2010 when Lightning owner Jeff Vinik announced the dismissals of head coach Rick Tocchet and general manager Brian Lawton.

Questions and Answers with a spiteful Ranger Fan regarding John Tortorella

John Tortorella may be a real piece of work, but he brings results. That's not good enough for at least one Ranger fan.

Tampa Bay sports attendance and the Tampa Bay Lightning

While perception of a down-economy makes one believe all Tampa Bay pro-sports teams are struggling to sell tickets and grab fan interest, it's the contrary for the Tampa Bay Lightning.

For fans expecting a quick-fix, recent Lightning history won't repeat itself

The Lightning continue reeling and fans want change. Everything's wrong. And, yet, by standing pat, the Lightning are changing.

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