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Quick strikes and links for Saturday, May 18th
The Syracuse Crunch continue to run roughshod over the AHL; Marty gets anther nomination; who is on drugs among hockey analysts? Maybe you've noticed over the past few days that Raw Charge and other sites on the SB Nation network have been having technical difficulties? They've been loading, but have been sporadic.
Fri May 17, 2013
Kane, Moulson, St. Louis named Lady Byng finalists
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane, New York Islanders left wing Matt Moulson and Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St.
Fans, please remain seated until history is made
Everyone knows the story by now; the Boston Bruins were trailing the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 in game 7 of ttheir playoff series on Monday night.
Thu May 16, 2013
"Greetings from Tampacuse" shirts now available from Raw Charge
The popular phrase / hashtag for Lightning and Crunch fans can now be found in three different color schemes for three different shirts.
The Miami Herald
St. Martin, Kane, Moulson are Lady Byng finalists
Islanders forward Matt Moulson, Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane and Lightning forward Martin St.
Wed May 15, 2013
Off-Season Game Plan: Tampa Bay Lightning
The Tampa Bay Lightning had the best goal differential of all the non-playoff teams, even better than playoff-bound Minnesota, but shaky goaltending and an abysmal road record left them with the third-worst record in a 30-team league.
Bolts By The Bay
Tampa Bay Lightning Fan Choice Awards: Top Defenseman
Since the end of the regular season, the Tampa Bay Lightning have been giving fans a chance to vote on their favorite players and moments of the 2012-13 Lightning season.
Syracuse Crunch forward J.T. Brown in the right spot for a playoff run this year
Syracuse Crunch forward J.T. Brown is a skilled player who has also shown the grit necessary to fill out a third line with J.T. Wyman and Mike Angelidis in the playoffs.
Tue May 14, 2013
2013 IIHF Men's World Championship preliminary round complete
MAY 14: Tomas Kopecky of Slovakia and Matt Carle of USA battle for the puck during a match between Slovakia and USA - Martin Rose How's it going on the other side of the pond, for Lightning players and in the tournament as a whole? The Preliminary round of the IIHF World Championship ended Wednesday and quarterfinals begin Thursday in Stockholm, ... (more)
Quick strikes and links for Tuesday, May 14th
Marty gives a vote of confidence; the Syracuse Crunch have veterans to thank ; Game 7's are done with... On to the Semifinals! Sunday's game 6 was a devastating loss for the Boston Bruins , but it ended up being a opportunity for four hockey fans after accommodating the Bruins late Sunday night [ The Globe and Mail ] Of course, three of four of ... (more)
USA loss complicates path to worlds medal
Team USA faces a more difficult path to a medal at the World Championships after being upended 4-1 by Slovakia in its final preliminary game.
Mon May 13, 2013
The London Free Press
Canada needs overtime to get past Slovenia
Canada's Steven Stamkos celebrates his goal against Slovenia with teammates on the bench during their preliminary round match at the world hockey championship in Stockholm Monday, May 13, 2013.
Syracuse Crunch veterans make winning a habit in the AHL playoffs
Syracuse Crunch defenseman Radko Gudas, right, staring down Springfield's Ryan Craig in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Saturday in the MassMutual Center, is one of the team's veterans who won't back down from a playoff challenge.
Quick strikes and links for Monday, May 13th
Stadium Journey gives the Tampa Bay Times Forum a high ranking; the CHL has two of three conference champions; a Murray is a GM of the Year candidate -- and it's not the one that you're thinking of.
Sun May 12, 2013
Tampa Bay Lightning Prospects Most Likely to Be Standouts in 2014
Vladislav Namestnikov is part of a talented group of prospects for the Lightning.
Bolts By The Bay
Tampa Bay Lightning Year-End Report Cards: The Defense
March 16, 2013; Tampa FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas against the Carolina Hurricanes during the third period at Tampa Times Forum.
Tampa Bay Lightning Prospects Continue Shining In AHL Playoffs
While the Tampa Bay Lightning 's season came to a bitter end nearly two weeks ago, many of the team's top prospects continue showcasing their talents.
Sat May 11, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Russian wing Nichushkin presents Lightning draft dilemma
Russian wing Valeri Nichushkin, at April's under-18 world semifinals vs. the United States, is rated the draft's No.
AHL Eastern Semifinals Game 2: Syracuse Crunch (3) at Springfield Falcons (2) game thread
The Crunch took advantage of poor goaltending last night in Springfield, winning 5-2. How Springfield responds t o that opening night laugher remains to be seen - just don't expect a repeat of lat night.
Fri May 10, 2013
2013 IIHF Men's World Championship Update
Matt Carle , Jeff Perty , and Ben Bishop of USA and Janis Sprukts of Latvia, May 5, 2013 in Helsinki, Finland - Martin Rose The IIHF's World Hockey Championships have been going on for one week now and, as always, there have been a few surprises.