A former managing editor of Raw Charge, current co-host of CCPT Hockey Show, & an ex-defenseman in ice hockey - among other things - in a momentary state of transition.
Without a head coach and playing the second game of a back-to-back weekend series, the Lightning continue to slide.
As the saying goes, you can't fire 23 guys so you fire the coach. Of course, you can't fire an entire organization, either.
A shortened 48-game season doesn't allow for many mistakes, so it may be too late for playoffs, but the Lightning can still end the season on a winning note.
With the uneven conferences in the new NHL realignment scenario, the league is obviously looking at expansion. If they were a successful company, this is probably how they would likely go about doing that.
Another night, another Lightning loss. But despite the loss of Mathieu Garon, there was enough improvement to be hopeful.
Concerned fans are all right - and all wrong - about why the Lightning have likely been struggling this season.
The New York Rangers swept the Lightning to conclude their season series, ending their own 4 game losing streak and continuing Tampa Bay's slide which now stands at three games.
The Lightning bounced back from losing to the Boston Bruins to leapfrog the Hurricanes in the standings for first in the SE Division.
After a hot start, the Lightning have faded in th standings with players in game-shape rising to new heights, and lockout-idled standard bearers looking hobbled and spent.
The Lightning went into Madison Square Garden looking finish their road trip on a winning note, but that didn't happen.
The inability to solve Ilya Bryzgalov and put shots on net shuts down the Lightning offense.
With a potentially unpredictable shortened NHL season, we asked Lightning bloggers and Raw Charge staff where they think the Lightning will finish the season in the Eastern Conference.
It was Vincent Lecavalier's 1000th career NHL game, but it probably didn't end the way that he might've hoped.
Not everyone is absolutely thrilled that the NHL is back. Some of us just aren't able to muster up the same kind of enthusiasm as others.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have finalized their training camp roster by naming four more players from Syracuse, but not exactly who you'd expect
The Syracuse Crunch will be playing a game without their regulars for the first time this season, due to the pending Tampa Bay Lightning training camp.
Vincent Lecavalier can finally reach that milestone that he's been so close to, but it won't be done at home.
This is the fourth meeting between these two teams in 15 days, with Syracuse sweeping Norfolk so far this season.
The Crunch have won their last three, and are looking for their fourth win on the road going into Rochester
In the second of back-to-back games at Norfolk Scope this season, the Syracuse Crunch were still struggling for emotional equilibrium