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I was born and raised in sunny Tampa, Florida and will bleed Lightning Blue until the day I die. I'm a highly opinionated hockey fanatic, and enjoy watching many different teams such as the Chicago Blackhawks and the Colorado Avalanche, but my heart will always belong to the Tampa Bay Lightning. I'm also an avid fan of both baseball and football. My favorite teams include the Tampa Bay Rays, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the Denver Broncos. You can follow me on Twitter @HeartagramGirl.
Born in an Original Six city, Chicago, Illinois, I grew up watching the likes of Bobby Hull, Stan Mikita and Tony Esposito play for the Blackhawks. I moved to Tampa 15 years ago a month after Vinnie Lecavalier was drafted by the Lightning and I have been a Bolts fan since then. I shoot straight and call it like I see it and you can follow me on Twitter @danherrejon
I was born in Ohio before moving to Hawaii and eventually settling in Florida when I was eight years old. I never played hockey as a child (blasted Florida) but I did enjoy the roller version on occasion. Ultimately, I became a cross country and track runner in high school. I went to my first hockey game in '95. A game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Florida Panthers at the Thunder Dome. After that I was hooked (pun possibly intended). I became a big Bolt fan and have remained one ever since. I started writing professionally as a sports writer in 2011 for my local newspaper in Citrus County, Florida and continue to do so. I also write a fair amount of poetry that has been published in a few magazines. I have a son named Gavin who I am slowly but surely making into a Lightning fan as well.
Originally from New Jersey, I am studying Sports Management at Florida Gulf Coast University (aka Dunk City) in Ft Myers. I am a die hard New York Giants and Tampa Bay Lightning fan. I always love hearing questions or comments so feel free to email or tweet me about anything. Follow me on twitter: @DanD15………. Email me:[email protected]
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