Sweater Numbers

Sweater Series: Hiatus

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For the next few days, if not longer, the Sweater Series goes on hiatus at Raw Charge. We're just too busy!

Bolts history by-the-numbers: #27 Tim Taylor

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We continue our look at the players for the Tampa Bay Lightning through the numbers they wore with #27, as worn by captain Dave Andreychuk's right-hand-man, Tim Taylor.

The Sweater Series: #26 Martin St. Louis

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You either love him or you hate him. For #26 on our tour of notable numbers, we look at some memories created by Martin St. Louis.

Bolts history by-the-numbers: #25 Dave Andreychuk

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Today, our look at Lightning players and the numbers they've worn features the man still referred to as The Captain, #25 Dave Andreychuk.

The Sweater Series #24: Jason Wiemer

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The Sweater Series #24: Jason Wiemer. Meant to be a power forward, Wiemer was an early draft pick for the Lightning but couldn't bring his goals to the NHL.

Bolts history by-the-numbers: #23 Petr Svoboda

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We continue our look at the players for the Tampa Bay Lightning through the numbers they wore with #23, as worn by defender Petr Svoboda.

Bolts history by-the-numbers: #22 Dino Ciccarelli

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We continue our look at the players for the Tampa Bay Lightning through the numbers they wore with #22, as worn by former Lightning all-star and hall of famer Dino Ciccarelli.

Lightning jersey #21 comes with a pop!

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While there are plenty of guys who have worn the jersey, only one deserves mention in the Sweater Series - the hard hitting Cory Sarich.

Bolts history by-the-numbers: #20 Vinny Prospal

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We continue our look at the players for the Tampa Bay Lightning through the numbers they wore with #20, as worn by Vaclav Prospal, the author's all-time favorite Lightning player.

A total fan-crush write-up on Brian Bradley

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The Sweater Series looks at notable players to play for the Lightning, and for #19 we skip right past Conn Smythe winner Brad Richards and instead look at the Lightning's original All-Star, Brian...

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Sweater Series #18: Jimmie Olvestad

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Our sweater series isn't a "best player to wear the number" series, and though big names are often attached to our numers so far, Jimmie Olvestad wasn't a big name in Tampa Bay.

Lightning historic numbers: #17 Ruslan Fedotenko

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We continue our historic list of memorable Lightning players by-the-numbers with #17, Stanley Cup hero Ruslan Fedotenko.

Numbers from Lightning history: #16 Darcy Tucker

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Our whirlwind tour of Lightning history blows through #16, as worn by Darcy Tucker.

The sweater series #15: Paul Ysebaert

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One distinction Paul Ysebaert carries in his playing time in Tampa is being named the Bolts first team captain.

John Tucker, Original Bolt and HC Asiago Superstar

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The Tampa Bay Lightning Sweater Series continues with #14, Original Bolt John Tucker. Know your Lightning history!

Numbers from Lightning history: #13 Pavel Kubina

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Our series on the numbers worn by players throughout the team's history continues with #13, as worn by defenseman Pavel Kubina.

Numbers from Lightning history: #12 John Cullen

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Our series on the numbers worn by players throughout the team's history continues with #12, as worn by center John Cullen.

Dingman's Mighty Fists: Lightning Sweater Series

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The Sweater Series: #11 Chris Dingman. In each NHL team's history there are the fighters. One of Tampa Bay's most notable tough guys is Chris Dingman, who skated safety patrol for the Lightning for...

Sweater Series #10: Playoff Legend Sean Bergenheim

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Sweater Series #10: Sean Bergenheim played only one season with the Lightning but won fan's hearts with a massive playoff performance, scoring nine goals in sixteen games. Hearts were subsequently...

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The Sweater Series #9: Brian Holzinger

A famous number in pro hockey history, Holzinger is a cog from days gone by that many Lightning fans would not associate with the number, let alone remember.

Numbers from Lightning history: Mark Recchi

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Our series on the numbers worn by players throughout the team's history continues with #8, as worn by forward Mark Recchi.

Rob Zamuner: Lightning Captain in a garbage year.

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The Sweater Series looks at notable players to wear the Lightning numbers. Today is #7 Rob Zamuner, who played seven seasons with the Bolts, was captain in one of their worst years, and then was...

The Sweater Series #6: Kurtis Foster

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A big body, a booming slap shot, and overcoming a broken femur... Kurtis Foster may not stand out in Lightning history, but he left a mark.

Numbers from Lightning history: Jassen Cullimore

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Our series on the numbers worn by Tampa Bay Lightning players continues with #5, as worn by defenseman Jassen Cullimore

Numbers from Lightning history: Vincent Lecavalier

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Our series on the numbers worn by Tampa Bay Lightning players continues with #4, which belongs to Vincent Lecavalier.

Doug Crossman's record-setting Lightning game.

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Raw Charge salutes the Lightning's history by looking at some of the players to wear the numbers. #3 is defenseman Doug Crossman and his record-setting six-point game against the Islanders.

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