Tag Archives: Tampa Bay Lightning

Sans Louis

In general, I don’t like to overly criticize or castigate professional hockey players (well, on this blog) mainly since I’ve never played the game myself. Once a player gets to the NHL level, it’s self-evident they have the talent and … Continue reading

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Vincent Van Gone

There’s no point in overlooking the fact that this buyout ultimately makes more sense for the team, but it still sucks to lose your captain, community leader, man with really beautiful eyes. Have you seen his eyes? Sorry, I came … Continue reading

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Guy Incognito

“Well, you can’t fire the whole team,” is the hoary ol’ cliché everyone (and my mother) whips out when a coach is fired. The phrase itself implies the notion that really you should just clean house and start over, but there … Continue reading

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Mittacle On Ice

We’ve occasionally mixed politics and pucks here before, most of it centered on the Republican side of the aisle. There’s Mitt Romney’s faux Bruins fandom and Tim Pawlenty’s occasional pickup games / photo-ops that were staples of his testing-the-waters visits … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday!

Winning Cures Everything; Diving Is For Losers. It’s Fat Tuesday…Mardi Gras.  Show us yours and we’ll toss you some beads! Or maybe not.  Either way, whether you tend to spill more rum from Hurricane glasses on your shoes or jelly … Continue reading

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Keeping the Enemy at Bay

Recap: Florida Panthers & Scouting Report: Tampa Bay Lightning Let’s just say it: most people go to southern Florida to, in one form or another, die. (That’s why there’s such killer antiquing down there!)  Judging by last night, however, our … Continue reading

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ReCap: Victory Lap

It’s So Satisfying A few minutes into last night’s game, we had the sense of deja vu.  An early blown PP opportunity and a quick score by the filthy Bolts had all the makings of a long evening. But in … Continue reading

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Gold Coast to Gulf Coast

Power(Play) Failure: “I have concerns.”  If Tim Gunn were Caps coach, that’s what we’d be hearing in the locker room.   We imagine Coach B’s language was considerably saucier – and why not?  What happened to the Caps powerplays in Sunrise last … Continue reading

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Abolt Last Night

It’s about men and men and powerplays and lame fights and sloppy passes at the line and  guys trying and better defense and We’re used to the boys coming out a little…slower…at the top of the first, and Tampa was … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: The Bolts

The Difference Between Hot…and Not. It’s always a little sad when the holidays are over.  The gifts (oh look! 3-1 Penguins!) are all unwrapped.  The papers and bows (or HBO’s) are done and in the bin.  Now it’s just January, … Continue reading

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