Category Archives: NHL

Bye, Marty!

In case you haven’t noticed, I am rather fond of writing about things well after they have happened and have started collecting dust.  This post is no different, since Marty St. Louis’ jersey number was retired at least two weeks … Continue reading

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They’re Out

I’ve been waiting 12 years for my Tampa Bay Lightning to take the Stanley Cup again.  All they had to do to make it to the Stanley Cup finals was survive game #7 against the Pittsburgh Penguins.  And Stamkos was … Continue reading

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No More Vinny

No news lately for the Tampa Bay Lightning has been terribly good (division restructuring that pits the Lightning against the Bruins and the Red Wings next season, for one).  I haven’t decided yet if today’s news is good or bad … Continue reading

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Finishing with a Whimper

The Tampa Bay Lightning’s website already has a link proudly announcing that 2013-14 season tickets are now on sale, but I’m stumped as to who the hell would waste money on those.  The Lightning capped off the 2012-13 season by … Continue reading

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The Lightning’s Scapegoat

The hot potato game of who takes the blame for the Tampa Bay Lightning’s sub-performance for the past nine years has unfortunately landed square in the lap of head coach Guy Bouche, who was unceremoniously dumped from the team and … Continue reading

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That Didn’t Take Long

Maybe we just should mercifully revert back to the NHL lockout.  My fantastic fantasies about what my Tampa Bay Lightning could be doing were much more impressive than what they are, in fact, actually doing. Losing five straight games before … Continue reading

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Tampa’s Back!

You may have come to believe, during this extended NHL lockout, that I was through writing about hockey.  If you did, you thought wrong…though I must admit I got so used to the lockout that when a friend texted me … Continue reading

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