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Raw Charge Aug 16, 2016

Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 16

Free agent news, a great feature on modern-day hockey sweater history, and the last day to vote in a Tampa Bay survey/poll. The Bolts Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman gets ranked high among a list of the top 20 NHL defensemen. [NHL Network] Voting ends today in the 2016 Creative Loafing "Best of the Bay" awards. While there are a plethora of topics for Bay area residents, the Lightning (and those with ties to the Lightning) are mentioned here (with links to the ballot too). [Raw Charge] The NHL It's politics but it does touch on a very persistent and troubling aspect of the game...
Silver Seven Aug 2, 2016

Season Preview: Three questions with Lightning blog Raw Charge

We’re previewing the season by asking the experts - other SB Nation blogs! Moving right along with the Atlantic preview, looking at arguably the best team in the division: the Tampa Bay Lightning. The team reached the Stanley Cup finals in 2015, the conference finals in 2016, and have just extended Steven Stamkos and Victor Hedman forever. How do the writers feel about the team? 1. Steve Yzerman had arguably the best end of June, extending Steven Stamkos and Victor Hedman. Were you ever worried about losing Stamkos? What's your current confidence level in your GM, taking into account...