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Tampa Bay Lightning Sweater Series: Number 33

A fan favorite and then a bunch of "those guys".

Tampa Bay Lightning Sweater Series: Number 32

A couple of back up goaltenders thrust into starting roles highlight this slightly less than popular number.

Sweater Series: More goalies and a walk down memory lane

You think not winning a playoff game is a problem? Well get ready for some real organizational problems as we explore the history of the number 31.

Sweater Series: Unleash the goaltenders

A lot of folks have worn the number 30 for the Lightning.

Sweater Series: The number 29

Ranking the 12 players who have worn 29 in Lightning history.

Sweater Series: Ranking the 28’s

A couple of fighters, some folks who went to school in Alaska and a proud bunny-owner highlight the history of this number.

Sweater Series: The last updates

We wrap up the numbers we’ve gone over in the past

Sweater Series: Some names you might know

Unlike the last update, there are some pretty popular names in this set of numbers.

Sweater Series: Some forgotten numbers

As the updates roll through the mid-teens, a lot of numbers haven’t seen the ice for quite some time.

Sweater Series: The updates continue

Today we roll through numbers 6-11 and have a couple of updates

The Sweater Series Returns!

We recap 0-5 to see if any new players have taken the throne as the greatest to wear that number.

Sweater Series: Hiatus

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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 Bradley. Man, he's awesome.

Sweater Series #18: Jimmie Olvestad

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

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

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

The sweater series #15: Paul Ysebaert

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

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

Numbers from Lightning history: #13 Pavel Kubina

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

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

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 six years, including their 2004 Stanley Cup year.

Sweater Series #10: Playoff Legend Sean Bergenheim

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 broken.

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

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