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John Fontana

  • joined Oct 17, 2008
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
  • posts 4033
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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
The fakeness and ambiguity of the link presentation...
Commented on Quick Strikes and Links for Tuesday July 29 on Jul 29 2014, 12:53p
Quick Strikes and Links for Tuesday July 29
Posted on Jul 29 2014, 9:00a
Just a bit ;-)
Commented on When Dallas Eakins comes marching home on Jul 27 2014, 8:43a
HA! Dunedin...
Commented on When Dallas Eakins comes marching home on Jul 26 2014, 10:30p - 2 replies
No Subject
Commented on When Dallas Eakins comes marching home on Jul 26 2014, 12:36p
Raw Charge Posting Guidelines / Community Standards
Posted on Jul 25 2014, 10:00a
No Subject
Commented on Idled media and fans fuel Steven Stamkos "going home" speculation on Jul 24 2014, 2:18p - 1 reply
AND...
Commented on Idled media and fans fuel Steven Stamkos "going home" speculation on Jul 24 2014, 1:26p - 3 replies
Idled media and fans fuel Steven Stamkos "going home" speculation
Posted on Jul 24 2014, 1:00p
Brett Connolly, Richard Panik and the looming fight on the right wing
Posted on Jul 23 2014, 9:15a
Speaking of Costello
Commented on Top 25 Under 25: #25 Dominik Masin on Jul 21 2014, 4:45p
I had given O'Donnell the #25 ranking
Commented on Top 25 Under 25: #25 Dominik Masin on Jul 21 2014, 10:10a - 1 reply
If I regret one thing from this season's rankings
Commented on Tampa Bay Lightning Top 25 Under 25, 2014 Edition: Introduction on Jul 17 2014, 9:17p
I don't see a need
Commented on New Season Tix Jersey Please on Jul 16 2014, 6:39p
Kucherov is already playing out of position at LW
Commented on Jonathan Drouin and the problem of depth on Jul 16 2014, 11:39a - 1 reply
Another career twist for defenseman Paul Ranger
Posted on Jul 15 2014, 9:49a
The American Hockey League shifts its rules for 2014-15
Posted on Jul 12 2014, 6:15p
Competition for a roster spot isn't a bad thing
Commented on Lightning sign free agents Morrow and Paradis on Jul 11 2014, 12:26p - 3 replies
I NEVER said "Nabokov sent down"
Commented on Yzerman: Evgeni Nabokov aware he may turn 3rd string by winter on Jul 10 2014, 8:31p
Yzerman: Evgeni Nabokov aware he may turn 3rd string by winter
Posted on Jul 10 2014, 8:00p
Decades
Commented on The Brad Richards trade lingering resonance on Jul 8 2014, 9:29a
Watch live! Tampa Bay Lightning prospects in 3-on-3 tournament
Posted on Jul 6 2014, 11:09a
It's a judgement as much as a prejudice
Commented on Effort and Intangibles on Jul 5 2014, 3:48p - 2 replies
Totally missed news
Commented on Where the Tampa Bay Lightning stand (Lined-Up Update) on Jul 5 2014, 2:11p
I'm not an advanced stats guy
Commented on Effort and Intangibles on Jul 5 2014, 12:25p
Where the Tampa Bay Lightning stand (Lined-Up Update)
Posted on Jul 5 2014, 12:02p
He's not a free agent
Commented on Bring back Vinny! on Jul 5 2014, 11:31a - 1 reply
Don't forget to visit the story that inspired this
Commented on Vincent Lecavalier's return is not a necessity or simple, but it is an (unlikely) option on Jul 4 2014, 1:00p
Yeah, the lead was great
Commented on Tampa Bay Lightning developmental camp day two notes on Jul 4 2014, 11:20a
Vincent Lecavalier's return is not a necessity or simple, but it is an (unlikely) option
Posted on Jul 3 2014, 8:10p
Following up my knee-jerk remark
Commented on Bring back Vinny! on Jul 3 2014, 6:05p
As for the poll question
Commented on Bring back Vinny! on Jul 3 2014, 3:23p
It's wishful thinking; not going to happen.
Commented on Bring back Vinny! on Jul 3 2014, 3:20p - 1 reply
for No.
Voted on Jul 3 2014, 3:13p
for Replace Thunderbug with a guy in a me suit.
Voted on Jul 2 2014, 9:56p
Former General Manager Jay Feaster returns to the Tampa Bay Lightning franchise
Posted on Jul 2 2014, 5:27p
We love you, Mike! ;-)
Commented on A New York Rangers fan remarks on Anton Stralman and Brian Boyle on Jul 2 2014, 3:37p - 1 reply
Former Bolt Cory Conacher goes to Long Island
Posted on Jul 1 2014, 7:11p
Contract is for substantially less than what Anders Lindback's qualifying offer
Commented on Lightning Sign G Evgeni Nabokov on Jul 1 2014, 6:28p - 1 reply
Jarome Iginla signs with Avalanche
Posted on Jul 1 2014, 2:32p
Just where will Brad Richards land? [Updated] It turns out, Chicago
Posted on Jul 1 2014, 1:26p
Duped
Commented on 2014 NHL Free Agency Open Thread on Jul 1 2014, 12:40p - 1 reply
Christian Ehrhoff signs with Pittsburgh
Posted on Jul 1 2014, 12:16p
More on Boyle
Posted on Jul 1 2014, 11:52a
Just a note
Commented on 2014 NHL Free Agency Open Thread on Jul 1 2014, 11:44a
I'm just blank
Commented on 2014 NHL Free Agency Open Thread on Jul 1 2014, 11:35a - 1 reply
2014 NHL Free Agency Open Thread
Posted on Jul 1 2014, 11:30a
Defenseman Dan Boyle reportedly to get rosy offer from Detroit Red Wings
Posted on Jul 1 2014, 10:08a
Lightning defensive prospect Dmitri Korobov returns to Russia
Posted on Jul 1 2014, 8:19a
#Yzerplan? How about #yzersleep?
Posted on Jun 30 2014, 9:55p
I was thinking EXACTLY to last week
Commented on Recent roster moves clear cap space and the Tampa Bay Lightning fourth line on Jun 30 2014, 9:08p - 1 reply
Former Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Cory Conacher not qualified by Buffalo Sabres, becomes a free agent on July 1
Posted on Jun 30 2014, 5:47p
Defenseman Keith Aulie not given qualifying offer
Posted on Jun 30 2014, 5:23p
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