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The Hockey Writers

The Lightning’s Great Defenseman Exodus of 2019

Just like in the rest of life, timing is everything for an NHL general manager. A perfectly crafted roster that took years to assemble can be torn apart in one offseason should a number of key players hit free-agency at the same time. In the cap-crunch world that is the NHL, money is always limited […] The post The Lightning’s Great Defenseman Exodus of 2019 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Pension Plan Puppets

Back to Excited Hockey Podcast - Lightning and Bruins and Leafs, oh my!

We welcome Alan from Raw Charge to talk about the division Welcome back to another episode of Back to Excited. Today, we’re lucky enough to have Alan Wells, Managing Editor of Raw Charge on the podcast. Alan is one of the smartest hockey analysts out there, and we got to pick his brain about the Leafs, Lightning, Bruins, and where NHL free agency is potentially headed. In particular, we discuss: Alan’s take on the Lightning [2:35] The difficulty in rooting for a contender [6:48] The concerns Alan has about the Lightning [10:00] Whether the Lightning should be willing to give up...