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Quick Strikes: Almost back to sports season (sorry baseball)

And a 31st AHL team!

Hockey road trip: Le Boot Camp

For the third year in a row, Alex attended a hockey tournament with rosters scattered with former, current, and future TampaCuse stars.

Quick Strikes: Tampa Bay Lightning’s 17th annual Bolt Run scheduled for October 21

And Mr. Vinik makes movies!

Translated from Sovsport.ru: Nikita Kucherov’s favorite starting lineup? Two Swedes, Stamkos, and Malkin

Kucherov talks off-season hijinks, advice for small players, and a tiny bit of insecurity about Artemi Panarin.

Quick Strikes: Tampa Bay Lightning contribute funds for removal of Confederate statues, issues statement

News about injuries, signings, and big donations.

Lightning re-sign forward Tye McGinn

The forward was the last of Tampa Bay's RFAs needing to be re-signed.

Raw Charge mail, second bag

We discuss the breakout player of the year, Yzerman's love of Russians, "personality" vs. analytics, and more.

Quick Strikes: the Tampa Bay Lightning want YOU to work at Amalie Arena

Leon Draisaitl get Stamkos money and Matt Cullen returns

Raw Charge mail, first bag

We discuss Stamkos in and out of the lineup, stats vs. points, and who should be on Stamkos's other wing?

Quick Strikes: Syracuse Crunch announcer Dan D’Uva gets called up

Off-season workouts, summer freak-outs, Arena sing-a-longs and more!

Why Lightning arena music sticks in your head

Raw Charge takes a look at one of the most key elements of a hockey game: the goal song.

Quick Strikes: Looking back at Steven Stamkos’ 60 goal season

Tampa Bay's all-time starting six, fishing, and #IsItSeptemberYet

Bolt’s Past: Reviewing Stamkos’ 60 goal 2011-12 season

Stamkos set a franchise record and won a Rocket Richard in an otherwise awful season.

Quick Strikes: Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov ranked among best right wingers in the NHL

And Tyler Johnson is a role model for young NHLers.

What Can the Lightning Expect from Ryan Callahan?

Ryan Callahan signed a large contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning back in 2014. If he wants to stay in Tampa, he needs to change his game.