Nolan Whyte

  • joined Apr 17, 2010
  • last login Jun 21, 2014
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Nolan Whyte writes about his hedonistic rock and roll lifestyle on the internet. He blogs about hockey (sometimes) at Frozen Sheets Hockey, and shares other writing at End City, but mostly interacts with the universe using twitter @nolanwhyte. His rock novel "Comeback Road" is available for Kindle and KOBO.

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The Sweater Series #24: Jason Wiemer


The Sweater Series #24: Jason Wiemer. Meant to be a power forward, Wiemer was an early draft pick for the Lightning but couldn't bring his goals to the NHL.

A total fan-crush write-up on Brian Bradley


The Sweater Series looks at notable players to play for the Lightning, and for #19 we skip right past Conn Smythe winner Brad Richards and instead look at the Lightning's original All-Star, Brian...

John Tucker, Original Bolt and HC Asiago Superstar


The Tampa Bay Lightning Sweater Series continues with #14, Original Bolt John Tucker. Know your Lightning history!

Dingman's Mighty Fists: Lightning Sweater Series


The Sweater Series: #11 Chris Dingman. In each NHL team's history there are the fighters. One of Tampa Bay's most notable tough guys is Chris Dingman, who skated safety patrol for the Lightning for...

Sweater Series #10: Playoff Legend Sean Bergenheim


Sweater Series #10: Sean Bergenheim played only one season with the Lightning but won fan's hearts with a massive playoff performance, scoring nine goals in sixteen games. Hearts were subsequently...

Rob Zamuner: Lightning Captain in a garbage year.


The Sweater Series looks at notable players to wear the Lightning numbers. Today is #7 Rob Zamuner, who played seven seasons with the Bolts, was captain in one of their worst years, and then was...

Doug Crossman's record-setting Lightning game.


Raw Charge salutes the Lightning's history by looking at some of the players to wear the numbers. #3 is defenseman Doug Crossman and his record-setting six-point game against the Islanders.

The Sweater Series #2: Eric Brewer


The Sweater Series #2: Eric Brewer: The pylon jokes were worth it for his play in the 2011 playoff run.

Numbers from Lightning History: Wendell Young


Raw Charge remembers notable players to have worn the Bolt on their chest. The first will be number one, who was of course the team's first number one goalie: Wendell Young.

How do you respond to the Lightning being swept?


The Lightning were swept in the first round of the playoffs, so now everybody can say how great the Canadiens are and how much the Lightning suck. But if somebody tells you that, grab 'em and say,...

Captain Stamkos and Playoff Leadership


The Lightning have shed most of their grizzled veterans since their 2011 playoff run. They enter this year's playoffs with a young squad and a new captain. We asked the Raw Charge crew about...

Answer This! The playoff chase


The Tampa Bay Lightning are holding onto a playoff spot, while the wolves rip each other apart for the East's wild card spots. What should we expect from the Bolts through the last ten games of the...

Do you feel differently about Marty St-Louis?


How have your feelings about Martin St-Louis after his trade demand and move to the New York Rangers? Anger? Sadness? NOTHING? A boatload of Lightning bloggers weigh in.

Why do I like hockey? Lemme tell you about it.


Why do I like hockey? Prepare for a journey through time and space, to a simpler world I call 1993.

How will the Olympics affect the Lightning?


Some of the Lightning's best players will go to Sochi for the Olympics and some will stay home to rest or heal. How will the games affect the Tampa Bay team during the stretch run of the NHL...

The crop of Lightning rookies is freaking awesome


The Tampa Bay Lightning have an amazing crop of rookies this year, all part of the "Tampacuse Invasion." Of this high-impact group, who do you like? Who has the best chance of being a long-term,...

Who are the Lightning's pleasant surprises?


There are new faces in most key roles for the Lightning this year, from captain on down to the minors. Many are playing to expectation, but who are the big surprises? Bishop, Sustr, Kucherov,...

How are the Lightning survivng without Stamkos?


It would have been easy to write off the Lightning when Steven Stamkos went down with a broken leg, but the Bolts, while not thriving, are surviving. How are they doing it? The Raw Charge team...

What Bolt from the past would help the team today?


If you could pick one player from the LIghtning's storied history to fill a need on the team today, who would you choose? (Spoiler: nobody picked Rudy Poeschek.)

Are the Lightning better yet?


After the draft and free agency the Lightning... um... are the Lightning any better yet?

Who would be on your crazy-owner wish list?


In the summer of 2008, crazy-awful Lightning owners went on a crazy bad player-grabbing spending spree, acquiring playoff standouts like Ryan Malone and Gary Roberts. If you were a crazy awful...

Who are you following in the 2013 NHL playoffs?


The Lightning aren't in the playoffs, but there is a lot of hockey being played. Are you watching? And are you - gasp - cheering for another team? Don't tell me. I don't want to know. (yes I do).

Bad season? Who should we sue? (Everybody).


The Tampa Bay Lightning had a garbage season, causing fans "emotional distress." How can we hold the team responsible? With lawsuits! Lawsuit party, baby! Raw Charge asks, who should we sue? The...

AHL Calder Cup Final Game 3 recap: Norfolk 1 at Toronto 0


Wow! What an unusual finish to that AHL game! Norfolk 1 at Toronto 0. Admirals FTW! Marlies WTF?

Question Of The Week: Oren Koules WTF?!?!


Oh, put a microphone in front of a man's face in a room full of bored hockey reporters and see what happens next... With the hockey press on the prowl at the NHL's Research and Development Camp in...

Rival Panthers A Whole New Beast


Do you know who really wants the new-look Florida Panthers to be good this year? Tampa Bay Lightning fans.

Question of the Week: Who Are You Excited To See Facing The Bolts?


The draft has come and gone, free agency season is well underway, and unbelievably, trading players is cool again in the NHL; teams are cleaning house and bringing in the fresh meat. Some NHL...

A History of Nailbiters: Lightning Game Sevens


Hair-Pulling and Nail-Biting: A History of The Lightning's Game Seven Adventures

The Lightning-Bruins Drinking Game


How can you possibly enjoy the Conference Finals more? Um... have you tried alcohol? Time for a drinking game!

Sweet Sweet Sweep: Bolts Down Rival Caps In Four


The Tampa Bay Lightning sweep the Washington Capitals in the second round. Yes, really.

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