Found March 08, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
A late comeback attempt by the Tampa Bay Lightning against the Winnipeg Jets was not enough to get the job done. A weak effort through forty minutes coupled with a few key mistakes ultimately cost the Lightning a chance at victory on Thursday night. By the time all was said and done, the Jets walked out of the Tampa Bay Times Forum with a well-deserved 2-1 victory and two more points, putting th...

Infomercial guy does promo for Lightning

For an NHL team playing in the South, the Tampa Bay Lightning historically have done a pretty good job at getting fans to turn out for games. Still, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t seats available, so what better way to get people interested in snapping up tickets than by employing the services of a legendary pitchman known for his many “As Seen On TV’ infomercials? Anthony...

Terry Crisp reminisces about Lightning's start

TAMPA, Fla. He has witnessed many firsts, so memories of a Tampa Bay original brought a smile to his face once more. On Thursday night, Terry Crisp stood deep inside Tampa Bay Times Forum and marked a vision's growth. Twenty years ago, in the 1992-93 season, the Parry Sound, Ontario, native coached the Tampa Bay Lightning during their inaugural campaign. There were a number...

Lightning offensive in loss to Winnipeg

The Lightning loss to the Winnipeg Jets was as frustrating as any other frustrating ones. A turnover that lead to a goal, multiple scoring chances, and poor power play management lead to Tampa Bay losing 2-1.  Here are some quotes and notes from Thursday’s loss: Coach Guy Boucher “No, I don’t think so. Scoring chances were 15-9 us and 61% on face-offs. We out hit them. We...

Tampa Bay Lightning, Pitchman Anthony Sullivan Team Up to Create Hockey’s First Infomercial (Video)

Anthony Sullivan is a hard guy to say no to — whether he’s pitching OxiClean, the Edge of Glory or Sticky Buddy — and the Tampa Bay Lightning hope he’s just as convincing in their latest promotion. The infamous pitchman recently teamed up with the Lightning to promote “Sully Hat Trick Packs,” a special ticket offer for fans. The package gives fans the opportunity to buy...

Anthony Sullivan appears in a Tampa Bay Lightning commercial

Anthony Sullivan is one of the most iconic infomercial pitchmen to ever grace our television set. Sullivan, or Sully, has appeared in ads for countless products, but now lends his voice and pitching skills to the Tampa Bay Lightning.  The Lightning have created the "Sully Hat Trick Pack", a ticket package named after Sullivan which allows fans to buy tickets to three...

Anthony Sullivan stars in a Tampa Bay Lightning infomercial

Hockey in Florida has never really been a good fit. The fact that the NHL has as many teams in Florida as the entire province of Ontario is one of the dumbfounding things about the NHL's southern expansion over the last 20 years. But despite the odd fit, the Tampa Bay Lightning are actually seventh in the NHL in attendance this year, mainly due to the massive seating capacity...

Michael Stuart: The Goaltending Situation: Part II

Remember to Give Michael a Follow on Twitter! During last season’s debacle in Tampa Bay, goaltending was a big topic of discussion for fans of the Lightning. Dwayne Roloson was bad, Mathieu Garon was injured, and Dustin Tokarski was less than inspiring. Combined, they helped to form the worst goaltending trio in the league. Fast forward just a few months and the Bolts are...

Peter Tessier: Trade Deadline Currency: New CBA Style

There's been some great discussion on Twitter so follow Pete HERE The Winnipeg Jets have a currency and situation a few teams want for the 2013-14 season, expiring contracts and cap room. It’s not just the Jets but other teams like the Florida Panthers (14 expiring contracts), Oilers (13 expiring), Predators (10 expiring), Sabres (11 expiring), and Columbus (10 expiring...

Michael Stuart: Game 24 Preview: Lightning vs. Jets

Fresh off their first win in over a week, the Tampa Bay Lightning are back in action tonight with a tilt scheduled against the Winnipeg Jets. After defeating the New Jersey Devils in their last game, the Lightning have a renewed sense of confidence that will only be bolstered by the fact that the they have already beaten the Jets 8-3 this season. Simply put – the Bolts have...
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