Don’t Tell Me About Results: Why Tampa Bay Might Be In Trouble
Dec12

Don’t Tell Me About Results: Why Tampa Bay Might Be In Trouble

  The first step to fixing a problem, is admitting there is one. For most people this is an extremely hard thing to do. It requires not only self actualization, but the courage to swallow your ego and pride and admit your flaws to the world. The easy way out is to try and deflect and distract others from noticing the problem. Mentioning past successes and comparable situations to blind others from the harsh reality. This is where we...

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Back In Black: The Record of the Third Jersey
Nov26

Back In Black: The Record of the Third Jersey

Two and a quarter seasons ago, Tampa Bay unveiled their redesigned third jerseys. The new look alternates were like the previous iteration with the ‘BOLTS’ scrolled down the chest. The main difference was telling in the slogan; “back in black”. The color scheme was changed from a dark blue to a black. Harkening back to the days when the Lightning wore black as their home (and earlier their road) color rather than the blue they are...

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Consistently Inconsistent: Tampa Bay’s Season Thus Far
Nov13

Consistently Inconsistent: Tampa Bay’s Season Thus Far

The Lightning closed out their fifteenth game of the season last night. With their sixth regulation loss. Sure, being 8-6-1 after only about 18% of the season being played isnt the end of the world. However Tampa Bay had extremely high expectations coming into this season. A majority of the pundits, analysts, and fans alike had them returning to the Cup Final, and most included them winning it all as well. So after what can only be...

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