Tampa Bay Lightning

  • VIDEO: Evan Longoria and Martin St. Louis Played A Little Ping-Pong

    VIDEO: Evan Longoria and Martin St. Louis Played A Little Ping-Pong

    March 2, 2012 at 11:00 am 1 comment

    The Tampa Bay Lightning recently held their annual charity event “Glitz & Sticks” in which the Tampa Bay Times Forum was converted into a casino. Well, among the festivities was a a ping-pong battle between Martin St. Louis and Evan Longoria. Apparently St. Louis won. Well, here is a photo […]

     
  • The ‘Raymond’ Fired By The Rays In 2008, Was Just Fired By The Lightning After Altercation With A Fan

    The ‘Raymond’ Fired By The Rays In 2008, Was Just Fired By The Lightning After Altercation With A Fan

    January 25, 2012 at 11:00 am 5 comments

    Back in 2008, the Rays fired Kelly Frank, the woman inside the Raymond costume at The Trop for the previous five seasons. And now, four years later, it looks like she has been fired again, this time as the Tampa Bay Lightning mascot “Thunderbug.” Late last week we showed you […]

     
  • Rays Surpass Bucs As Most Popular Team In Bay Area

    Rays Surpass Bucs As Most Popular Team In Bay Area

    October 24, 2011 at 10:00 am 8 comments

    Rays Surpass Bucs As Most Popular Team In Bay Area

     
  • The Continued Struggle for the Soul of the Florida Sports Fan

    The Continued Struggle for the Soul of the Florida Sports Fan

    September 23, 2011 at 8:15 am 12 comments

    Jordi Scrubbings is back

     
  • Rays Tip Caps To Lightning For Successful Season

    Rays Tip Caps To Lightning For Successful Season

    June 2, 2011 at 11:21 am 2 comments

    Classy move by RAys to congratulate the Lightning.

     
  • Bay Area Attendance Problems Extend To Lightning

    Bay Area Attendance Problems Extend To Lightning

    January 13, 2011 at 3:30 pm 29 comments

    Last night, the Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 3-0 in a battle for first place in the Southeast Division. Paid attendance was 18,135 which is only 91.8% capacity for The St. Pete Times Forum. On the year, the first place Lightning are 18th in the NHL in attendance, averaging 16,856 […]

     
  • The Battle for the Passion of the Florida Sports Fan

    The Battle for the Passion of the Florida Sports Fan

    October 3, 2010 at 6:56 am 10 comments

    On August 3rd, 1980 more than 16,000 people packed Tampa Stadium for the “Last Tango in Tampa”, a Championship Wrestling of Florida event featuring the best wrestlers of the day. Through a sweltering heat – the air was “hot and heavy” according to announcer Gordon Solie – fans watched legends […]

     
  • The Legacy of Carl Crawford

    The Legacy of Carl Crawford

    July 25, 2010 at 3:36 pm 12 comments

    Last Tuesday, on the same night he felt the collective sympathy of all male-kind, Carl Crawford celebrated the eighth anniversary of his major league debut. Following his inconspicuous 1-for-4 debut on a 78-degree summer night in Toronto in 2002, Carl Crawford became an oddity in the dome of little talent. […]

     
  • [TAMPA BAY] The Drive For #9

    [TAMPA BAY] The Drive For #9

    October 1, 2008 at 12:27 pm 2 comments

    Click on the above image for a larger version. Back in April we were messing around on another website and created the above mashup. The banner represents all the current and former professional franchises that play or played under the “Tampa Bay” banner [Ed. note: Almost all, we don’t acknowledge […]

     
  • [TAMPA BAY] A Shout-Out To All The Tampa Bay Franchises

    [TAMPA BAY] A Shout-Out To All The Tampa Bay Franchises

    April 11, 2008 at 11:31 am 7 comments

    Earlier this week, Paul Lukas of UniWatch, posted a graphical mashup created by a reader that incorporated all the sports teams logos for the city of Oakland . This inspired several other readers to submit their own mashups, including Cleveland, Denver, Philadelphia and Detroit. Not to be outdone, we decided […]