One of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Bolt Nation’s biggest question marks for the upcoming 2013-2014 season is its defense. The Lightning are coming off of a disappointing, albeit shortened,Read More
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Without a doubt there will be free agent targets on defense for the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lighting ranked 26th in the NHL allowing 150 goals against. This number isRead More
As the Tampa Bay Lightning sit nine points out of a playoff spot with six games to go it is all but known that they will not see the postRead More
Blue collar players are essential to any team’s success in the NHL. They are the players that punish their opposition physically, sacrifice their bodies to block shots, work to regain possession of the puck for their team, and take great efforts to be in position to make shots on goal.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are blessed to have some very willing participants in these areas. In no particular order we will review the top five of these “black and blue” players who “bring the thunder.”
Matt Carle has been here before — in Tampa Bay that is. He started the 2008-09 season there before being traded to Philadelphia where he spent the next four seasons with the Flyers. Carle was a vital part of their run to the Finals in 2010.
There is no secret that the 2011-2012 season was a huge disappointment for the Tampa Bay Lightning. After the team made it to the conference finals in 2010-2011, they tookRead More
After a strong playoff run in 2010-2011 that saw the Tampa Bay Lightning lose to the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, the team took a step back byRead More