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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 Chicago, Illinois, Grew up playing and loving sports. Spent most of my formative years debating, arguing and talking sports. Now, I write for two FanSided sites: Bolts by the Bay - Tampa Bay Lightning site and Rays Colored Glasses - Tampa Bay Rays site. I shoot straight and call them like I see them.
Lauren Burg is a proud & passionate fan of one of the NHL's southernmost teams, the Tampa Bay Lightning. A lifelong resident of the Tampa Bay area, Lauren graduated from the University of South Florida's world-renowned journalism program located on their St. Petersburg campus back in 2009. In her free time, she enjoys attending local sporting events, taking photographs and traveling.
D. Frederick Cook is an aspiring novelist and a lifelong hockey fanatic. He is Bolts by the Bay's resident Canadian, operating out of New Brunswick, where he is bombarded daily by updates on Canadian teams by multiple sources. He might well be Canada's only Tampa Bay Lightning fan, and as such, risks bodily harm in most sports-related conversations and at all social gatherings. Go Bolts.
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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