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John Fontana

Managing editor of SB Nation's Tampa Bay Lightning community, Raw Charge. I've had a variety of sports writing involvements since the late 1990's, pertaining to the Bucs, Bolts, and (D)Rays at any given time.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Tod Leiweke Named CEO Of Tampa Bay Lightning

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After a months long search, private negotiations, and a veil of secrecy, the Tampa Bay Lightning name current Seattle Seahawks CEO Tod Leiweke as CEO.

Lightning Add System Depth, Ink LW Chris Durno

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In a rare Sunday morning free agent signing, the Bolts inked left wing Chris Durno to a two-way contract. Durno is an AHL veteran.  The official press release is below: LIGHTNING SIGN FREE AGENT...

Rays End Losing Streak In Cleveland

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After five long years, the Tampa Bay Rays have ended their losing skid in the city of Cleveland and won a ballgame. The final from tonight’s Rays/Indians matchup is 6-3 in favor of the Rays. Joe...

Rays Lose 3-1 In Rain-Shortened Contest With Indians

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DraysBay, in simplicity, recaps the game last night as thus: And the streaks continue. For some reason, the Rays just can’t win on Friday nights and they can’t win in Cleveland. They haven’t won...

Lightning Add Marc Pouloit

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First things first: the Lightning traded for Simon Gagne earlier this week. We had not previously mentioned this on this Stream. This afternoon, the Bolts came to terms with former first-round...

Lightning Add Wayne Fleming To Coaching Staff

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The Tampa Bay Lightnign have anounced the addition of Wayne Fleming to the coaching staff. This is the third hiring in as many days for the Lightnign coaching staff. The press release is below: J...

SERIES: Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians (3 Game Series)

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Riding into Cleveland, Tampa Bay hopes to end their current nine game road trip on a winning note.

With Price Inked, Now The Real Challenge Begins: Getting McCoy Signed

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Brian Price is the highest selected member of the 2010 NFL draft class to sign at this point. Accolades are due him for that, and career expectations are high for him… And that other guy who was...

Rays Win 5-4

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Evan Longoria went yard in the first, and James Shields picked up the win as the Rays won their matinée game against the Orioles.

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