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Torts and Jackets Crash Party

Tampa, Fla. — Stage set, lights, camera, action:  Prior to puck drop earlier this evening the Tampa Bay Lightning retired Martin St. Louis’ No. 26. He is the first Bolt to have his number retired in franchise history and there wasn’t a dry eye in the building as Marty spoke about his late mother. He said […]

The Bish is Back

Tampa, Fla. —  Ben Bishop was back tonight as the net minder for the Tampa Bay Lightning, and a warm welcome by the fans he received. The Bolts started the evening looking for their first victory of 2017. As the Rocket would say, “Ceremony game?… almost always results in a loss.” The game started with […]

RSEN’s Rick Sassone to call Blue-Grey All-American Bowl on ESPN3

Jacksonville, Fla. —  The Blue Grey All-American Bowl returns to Everbank Field in Jacksonville Saturday January 14th, 2017 and will air on ESPN3 at 1:00pm EST. We are happy to announce Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network’s (RSEN) Rick Sassone will be on the play by play call working with analyst Ron Hawn and reporter Mercedes Owens. […]

A Big Cheer for the Bulls: Top 25 Finish

#19 Ranked Bulls Land In Final AP Rankings For First Time In Program History   TAMPA, FLA. — USF added yet another notch to a record-breaking 2016 season Tuesday as the Bulls landed in the final Associated Press Top 25 rankings for the first time in program history. The Bulls, who spent the last two weeks […]

NHL ANNOUNCES FULL ROSTERS, HEAD COACHES FOR 2017 HONDA NHL ALL-STAR GAME

NEW YORK, NY, – The National Hockey League announced today the full roster of players as well as the head coaches for the 2017 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, which will be held Jan. 28-29 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Forty players were selected by the NHL, joining the four division captains elected by fans via […]

LIGHTNING RECALL FORWARD GABRIEL DUMONT, GOALTENDER KRISTERS GUDLEVSKIS FROM SYRACUSE

  (photo Mark McGauley) TAMPA, FLA. — The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forward Gabriel Dumont and goaltender Kristers Gudlevskis from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.  The team also reassigned goaltender Adam Wilcox to the Crunch. Dumont, 5-foot-10, 190 pounds, has skated in […]

Auction for Dunedin Children’s Christmas Fund

The Ameri Mart at the corner of Belleair Rd. and South Highland  Ave. in Clearwater is auctioning off a Pepsi Snowman to benefit the Dunedin Children’s Christmas Fund.  The drawing will be held on Saturday January 21st at 12 Noon at the station.  

LIGHTNING RECALL FORWARDS MICHAEL BOURNIVAL, ERIK CONDRA FROM SYRACUSE

  (photo by Mark McGauley) TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled forwards Michael Bournival and Erik Condra from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Bournival has played in nine games with the Lightning this season, registering a goal on 12 shots […]

King stays with Strong

  Tampa, Fla. — University of South Florida head football coach Charlie Strong today announced Shaun King will remain a part of the USF coaching staff as running backs coach. King, a Bay Area native, joined the USF staff in 2016 and coached the Bulls’ quarterbacks during a record-setting season for the USF offense and […]

LIGHTNING RECALL D LUKE WITKOWSKI FROM SYRACUSE

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled defenseman Luke Witkowksi from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Witkowski, 6-foot-2, 217 pounds, has played in 19 games with the Crunch this season while serving as captain, recording five assists.  He ranks second on […]