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John Fontana

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Managing editor of SB Nation's Tampa Bay Lightning community, Raw Charge. I've covered the Lightning online since February 2004.

Former Administrative Community Manager of FanHome.com

Yes I realize I made a typo with "teh", yes I know how to spell t-h-e.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Tampa Bay Rays
  • NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • NCAAF South Florida Bulls
  • NHL Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Fantasy Sidd Finch's Buddhist Fury (defunct)
Recent Activity
Happy labor day weekend
Commented on Quick Strikes for Saturday, August 30 on Aug 30 2014, 8:48a - 1 reply
What are the odds the NHL will have more teams by 2017?
Posted on Aug 29 2014, 3:01p
Of course
Commented on Dan Patrick seems convinced there will be a team in Vegas soon on Aug 28 2014, 3:29p
Dan Psatrik is more entrenched as a sports media reporter
Commented on Dan Patrick seems convinced there will be a team in Vegas soon on Aug 28 2014, 2:45p - 1 reply
Kne Campbell also had an article about expansion in the Hockey News yesterday
Commented on Quick Strikes for Thursday, August 28 on Aug 28 2014, 9:54a - 1 reply
Good morning
Commented on Quick Strikes for Thursday, August 28 on Aug 28 2014, 8:15a
There's also the untapped market aspect
Commented on Las Vegas NHL expansion rumors turn into a reported 4-team expansion in 2017 on Aug 28 2014, 7:34a
NHL Expansion coverage
Posted on Aug 27 2014, 3:50p
And unlike Phoenix
Commented on Las Vegas NHL expansion rumors turn into a reported 4-team expansion in 2017 on Aug 27 2014, 11:39a - 1 reply
Another point to consider is franchise issues
Commented on Las Vegas NHL expansion rumors turn into a reported 4-team expansion in 2017 on Aug 27 2014, 10:48a - 2 replies
For those tired of rumors in general, I'll use the saying here that you're thinking
Commented on Las Vegas NHL expansion rumors turn into a reported 4-team expansion in 2017 on Aug 27 2014, 10:30a
Regarding the poll
Commented on Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 26 on Aug 26 2014, 8:26p
It's just a reminder to me
Commented on Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 26 on Aug 26 2014, 9:29a - 1 reply
Downside: You have to fill in 30 questions
Commented on Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 26 on Aug 26 2014, 9:09a
It's late in the game on that Creative Loafing survey
Commented on Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 26 on Aug 26 2014, 8:42a - 1 reply
The Lightning wanted to see more from Costello
Commented on Syracuse Crunch ink forward Jeff Costello to an AHL deal on Aug 25 2014, 7:38p
A Pens blogger ponders a Ryan Malone return
Posted on Aug 25 2014, 12:49p
Actually
Commented on Quick Strikes for Monday, August 25 on Aug 25 2014, 10:52a
For Tampa Bay residents
Commented on Quick Strikes for Monday, August 25 on Aug 25 2014, 8:14a - 1 reply
There was an omitted story here
Commented on Quick Strikes for Sunday, August 24 on Aug 24 2014, 9:34a
Quick Strikes for Sunday, August 24
Posted on Aug 24 2014, 9:00a
Here's the question for discussion sake
Commented on Top 25 Under 25: #12 Brett Connolly on Aug 23 2014, 11:17a - 1 reply
The regionalism is self perpetuating
Commented on Quick Strikes for Saturday, August 23 on Aug 23 2014, 10:46a
Lack of superstar
Commented on Quick Strikes for Saturday, August 23 on Aug 23 2014, 8:33a - 1 reply
Fake. Photoshopped.
Commented on Tampa Bay Lightning let slip third-jersey schedule for 2014-15; now when will it be unveiled? on Aug 23 2014, 8:11a - 1 reply
It's the separation of the Mainstream for hockey
Commented on Quick Strikes for Friday, August 22 on Aug 23 2014, 8:08a
Well, for you? Iggy sucks firstly.
Commented on Alex Tanguay helped sell Jarome Iginla on Colorado Avalanche on Aug 22 2014, 1:47p
I take it you are talking about the huffington post link?
Commented on Quick Strikes for Friday, August 22 on Aug 22 2014, 11:21a - 1 reply
Alex Tanguay helped sell Jarome Iginla on Colorado Avalanche
Posted on Aug 21 2014, 10:56a
Quick Strikes for Thursday, August 21
Posted on Aug 21 2014, 8:00a
I think the "victory" armpit stripes will be back
Commented on Tampa Bay Lightning let slip third-jersey schedule for 2014-15; now when will it be unveiled? on Aug 20 2014, 4:51p - 1 reply
For the sake of saying so
Commented on Quick Strikes for Wednesday, August 20 on Aug 20 2014, 12:10p
Twitter reports bubblign up
Commented on Quick Strikes for Wednesday, August 20 on Aug 20 2014, 11:13a - 1 reply
Channelside Bay Plaza
Commented on Quick Strikes for Wednesday, August 20 on Aug 20 2014, 10:38a
He had no fall from grace
Commented on Top 25 Under 25: #14 Vladislav Namestnikov on Aug 20 2014, 9:01a - 1 reply
Not a judgement on his season at all
Commented on Top 25 Under 25: #14 Vladislav Namestnikov on Aug 20 2014, 9:00a
Winnipeg and Twitter
Commented on Quick Strikes for Wednesday, August 20 on Aug 20 2014, 8:52a
No Subject
Commented on [Discussion] Your favorite hockey bloggers? on Aug 20 2014, 8:43a
Depth, man....
Commented on Top 25 Under 25: #14 Vladislav Namestnikov on Aug 19 2014, 1:13p
Tampa Bay Lightning let slip third-jersey schedule for 2014-15; now when will it be unveiled?
Posted on Aug 19 2014, 1:00p
Tim Leiweke leaving the Leafs?
Commented on Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 19 on Aug 19 2014, 12:58p - 1 reply
Good question
Commented on Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 19 on Aug 19 2014, 12:52p
And how is everyone?
Commented on Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 19 on Aug 19 2014, 10:21a - 1 reply
[Discussion] Your favorite hockey bloggers?
Posted on Aug 19 2014, 9:01a
We're just under a month or so until Rookie Camp
Commented on Quick Strikes for Monday, August 18 on Aug 18 2014, 8:46a
Out of curiosity
Commented on Quick Strikes for Sunday, August 17 on Aug 17 2014, 3:59p - 1 reply
The Flames may be in the best position
Commented on Quick Strikes for Saturday, August 16 on Aug 16 2014, 10:35a - 1 reply
Kevin Hayes
Commented on Quick Strikes for Saturday, August 16 on Aug 16 2014, 9:31a - 1 reply
I got the name wrong
Commented on Quick strikes for Friday, August 15 on Aug 15 2014, 5:24p - 1 reply
No Subject
Commented on Quick strikes for Friday, August 15 on Aug 15 2014, 9:07a - 1 reply
for "Chicago Cubs, World Series Champions"
Voted on Aug 15 2014, 8:10a
RE: Poll
Commented on Quick strikes for Friday, August 15 on Aug 15 2014, 8:02a - 1 reply
Quick strikes for Friday, August 15
Posted on Aug 15 2014, 8:00a
for Yes
Voted on Aug 14 2014, 9:48p
I was going to reference that
Commented on Quick Strikes for Thursday, August 14 on Aug 14 2014, 10:14a
Book promo for a RC Staffer
Commented on Quick Strikes for Thursday, August 14 on Aug 14 2014, 8:45a
Rick DiPietro is now on Twitter
Commented on Quick Strikes for Thursday, August 14 on Aug 14 2014, 8:11a - 1 reply
for Brett Connolly
Voted on Aug 14 2014, 8:03a
Quick Strikes for Thursday, August 14
Posted on Aug 14 2014, 8:00a
Would somebody please save Hockeyblogs.org?
Posted on Aug 13 2014, 7:00p
I gave Barbs a high ranking
Commented on Top 25 Under 25: #16 Mark Barberio on Aug 13 2014, 11:19a - 1 reply
It's a testament
Commented on The Lightning's less than successful record with developing goalies on Aug 13 2014, 8:43a
The Panthers
Commented on Quick strikes for Wednesday, August 13 on Aug 13 2014, 8:26a
Quick strikes for Wednesday, August 13
Posted on Aug 13 2014, 8:00a
Preseason tickets to Lightning hoem games go on sale today
Commented on Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 12th on Aug 12 2014, 9:15a
The Krug thing
Commented on Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 12th on Aug 12 2014, 8:19a - 1 reply
Quick Strikes for Tuesday, August 12th
Posted on Aug 12 2014, 8:00a
I'm wrong about something
Commented on What happened to Vincent Lecavalier's imminent departure from the Philadelphia Flyers? on Aug 12 2014, 7:56a
What happened to Vincent Lecavalier's imminent departure from the Philadelphia Flyers?
Posted on Aug 11 2014, 9:06a
RE: The minor league shuffling
Commented on Quick Strikes for Sunday, August 10th on Aug 10 2014, 1:42p
Think of it this way
Commented on Top 25 Under 25: #17 Kristers Gudlevskis on Aug 10 2014, 11:33a
Save Hockeyblog.org
Commented on Quick Strikes for Sunday, August 10th on Aug 10 2014, 10:47a
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