Category Archives: Stanley Cup playoffs

Game 4

Typically, this time of year, this blog would be dripping with hockey-related posts.  For those poor, sad folks who don’t follow hockey, allow me to explain: it’s play-off season! However, it appears that someone failed to notify the Tampa Bay … Continue reading

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My %$@!^&*% Hockey Team

Remember how excited I was when my hockey team actually made the Stanley Cup play-offs?  Remember how thrilled I was when they didn’t get swept in 4 games and hung in there through the first 2 rounds, and how I … 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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Play Off Time!

This has been quite the hockey season for my Lightning!  When Marty St. Louis transferred to the New York rangers, I admit I was a little upset.  He was one of my favorite players, one of the few players left … Continue reading

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Little Marty

When the Bruins took the lead in the first period of last night’s game against my Lightning, I must confess to copious amounts of frustrated cursing.  Luckily the kids weren’t home to hear it and learn new words for show-and-tell. … Continue reading

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Game 6

After plowing through the Penguins and then knocking over the Capitals like a row of flimsy dominoes, the Lightning have hit a more solid opponent in the likes of the Boston Bruins, who have pushed the series to game 6 tonight…and … Continue reading

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Hell of a Comeback

When my Lightning won a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of Stanley Cup playoffs, I was excited but didn’t dare expect much more.  The Lightning are notoriously inconsistent. When they defeated Pittsburgh to advance to another round, … Continue reading

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