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Lost Photo Shows Mysterious Fan in Crowd

The Boston Bruins have reportedly removed their signs directed at Lightning fans, something we at Bolt Prospects never wanted to happen. If you believe in them, leave them. And we definitely think attacking the B's marketing department was not the best response.

Did we find the ones going after fans specifically offensive? Sure. Mostly because Lightning fans are tired of biases against ALL southern market teams and the myth that there are no fans in Tampa. We're not the Panthers. Check the stats, check the records, check out the fact the Lightning were a mere two spots behind Boston in average attendance this year (Boston was 16th - it's not our problem they play in a Lil' Tykes Funhouse). At any rate, here's one of the BP Forum's responses to their "Bigfoot. Loch Ness Monster. Lightning Fans." sign.

This photo was taken during the Stanley Cup Finals in 2004, in Game 7, a game the Lightning won 2-1 to claim the Stanley Cup. We'll provide a link here for fans of some teams that haven't seen one in a couple generations: Missing in Boston

If you have anything in response to the Bruin's signs, please post in our forum. The best ones will be moved to the front page.

BREAKING: Not Only is Bigfoot Real...

... he's a Lightning fan. And been one longer than most B's fans have liked the yellow and black, according to the Boston Globe.

(Thanks to ChaseSpace from our glorious messageboards for this photo of Bigfoot/Boltfoot/Mike Smith.)

Tokarski Was Lucky

Norfolk goaltender Dustin Tokarski was pulled from the Admirals' game against the Hershey Bears on Saturday after being cut on he neck by a skate blade. When you hear a goalie getting cut by a skate blade you immediately think of the Sabres' Clint Malarchuk vs. the St. Louis Blues years ago.

Tokarski was a lot luckier than Malarchuk Saturday as he "only" required nearly 30 stitches to close the wound.

Tokarski's teammate and fellow Lightning prospect Stefano Giliati posted a picture of Tokarski's gash on Twitter Tuesday morning, which Giliati referred to as "badass."

DeCoste fight

Fight involving Lightning prospect Kyle Decoste (Brampton Battalion - No.23)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ve3HUzz3gWs

James Wright - No.1 Play of the Week

You have to sit through plays 5-2, but James Wright is shown here with his No.1 play of the week.

http://www.whl.ca/video/?video_id=244

What will Barry's effect be on the Bolts?

Let's hope it doesn't come to this.

He may not get many more photo shoots in GQ.

Fadden Drops Andrew Clark

From a couple weeks ago. Fadden is No.21 in the dark jersey. [b]Promoted to Front Page by Pete P.S. Mitch Fadden is Your Daddy[/b]

Kevin Quick on CSTV

Television heads-up:

Kevin Quick and Michigan play at Nebraska-Omaha tonight on CSTV.

Happy Thanksgiving

To all the Canadians frequenting BP, a hearty Happy Canadian Thanksgiving to you and yours.

As a Canadian living in the States, it was always nice to get two Thanksgivings a year. Sadly, those days are now gone.

Mmmmmm.... double turkey.

Ex-Bolt Watch (Updated)

According to TSN.ca, former Lightning goaltender Sean Burke has retired.

Yahoo! Sports is reporting former Bolt Jassen Cullimore has been invited to the Red Wings' training camp. Cullimore and Nolan Pratt were rumored to be a considerations for the Lightning's No.6/7 defenseman spots before Tampa Bay decided they'd let younger players battle it out. There remains/remained a possibility that Pratt or Cullimore could be signed late in camp if none of the youngsters impressed enough to earn a spot.

Also, Jay Feaster's first draft pick as Lightning GM, Adam Henrich, is camping with the Philadelphia Flyers.

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