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Quick Strikes: Tampa Bay Lightning as Game of Thrones Characters, and 90′s Hockey in Florida

July 17th, 2017 at 6:44 AM
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Brian Bradley scored 42 goals and 86 points in the Tampa Bay Lightning’s inaugural season, 1992-93

The Bolts

Bolts by the Bay assigned a Game of Thrones character for seven Tampa Bay Lightning players. Write in the comments who best describes your favourite player! “Ned Stark was a solid leader who cared not only for his own family but for the people of Winterfell as well. Ned was loyal to his people, almost to a fault.” (you can go through the names with the arrow keys on your keyboard) [Bolts by the Bay]

This is a great blast to the past piece by The Hockey News talking about the 90′s expansion into Florida and what it was like for the people involved. They talk about growing the game in a place that had never seen hockey, introducing fans to all the traditions in the game, and what the dressing room cultures were in the first season. “The first game we played in was against the Chicago Blackhawks, and Chris Kontos had a hat trick. I don’t think people realized they could throw a hat on the ice.” – Brian Bradley [THN]

Top 25 Under 25

#15: Dennis Yan (who was acquired courtesy of Eric Brewer) will be making the jump to pro this season after a very successful junior career. “In each of his three years in juniors, Dennis Yan has put up more than a point per …

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