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We're looking for a few good pens

Have a love of hockey and the Tampa Bay Lightning? We're looking for a few good pens to expand our coverage here on Raw Charge.

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.

Clare is moving on

Change is coming to Raw Charge, as Clare moves on.

The best of Raw Charge 2013

On this Christmas Day, with only a week left in the year, we provide a repository of some of the best articles from Raw Charge this year.


So you Want to Be a Hockey Blogger....

I get it. You see the glamour of the late nights, the gallons of coffee, and the pointless twitter arguments and you think to yourself, "how can I get in on that sweet, sweet deal? I've seen what...

Cassie's back at Raw Charge

Cassie had to go a few months ago, but she's returned to help give Raw Charge readers a big-picture view of what's going on in the NHL.


Updated Community Guidelines post

It's been a few years since I last presented the Community Standards for Raw Charge. Well, here they are, with some updates. Input on items to be addressed is welcome.


It's time to introduce yourselves to Raw Charge

All right, we've been putting up with each other for some time now... At this point, let]s get to know who we are putting up with so we can tolerate each other, know each other, revel with each other, and just have a little closer a community.

"Greetings from Tampacuse"

An exciting new season is forthcoming, grab one of the old or new Tampacuse shirts to wear with pride.

"Greetings from Tampacuse" t-shirts available

The popular phrase / hashtag for Lightning and Crunch fans can now be found in three different color schemes for three different shirts.


Raw Charge on YouTube

Yeah, we have our own channel on YouTube now. Can't promise a ton of video content but I can say we're on YouTube now.

Cassie's moving on

An end is also a beginning, and that's not always a bad thing.

Four years later...

Exactly four years ago today, Raw Charge came online with the SB Nation network. Things have changed for the Lightning since then...


Raw Charge roll call - introduce yourselves

We wouldn't be going on 4 years of blogging without you, so please introduce yourselves!

Vote! The 2013 Shorty Awards

The nomination period for the fifth annual awards show devoted to the social media platform of Twitter is now open.

Coming soon: The new Raw Charge and SB Nation United

A vastly new look in a powerful re-design, it's part of what's in store at Raw Charge and SB Nation.

A refreshed Raw Charge logo and an introduction to SB Nation United

SB Nation's Tampa Bay Lightning community introduces it's next logo, while also teasing the forthcoming effort from SB Nation, titled SB Naiton United.

Off Topic: Raw Charge store

T-shirts! Get your T-shirts!...

Raw Charge - three years later

Marking the third anniversary of the Tampa Bay Lightning site, Raw Charge.

Holiday open thread

On behalf of the Raw Charge Staff and SB nation, season's greetings and Yule tidings to all. This is a Christmas Eve/Day open thread.

Off Topic: An update for the SB Nation iPhone app

The network wants you to know that a new version of the SB Nation iPhone app is now available for download.

Raw Charge / TiqIQ want you to "Take a Seat"

"Take a Seat" -- predict the Bolts leader in PIMs through November 31st, and win tickets to a Tampa Bay Lightning game. Read how here!

Tuesday night open thread

In our last off-season open discussion thread, we touch on the Lightning's newly unveiled marketing campaign.

Launch of the SB Nation iPhone App

At last, SB Nation is available in the iTunes App Store for use with your iPhone and other iOS powered handhelds.

Results: Raw Charge jersey design contest

In July, Raw Charge invited users to submit their own designs for a jersey design inspired by the site. We have the top-5 jerseys here.

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