Alexis Boucher

Alexis Boucher

Managing Editor and Senior Writer Alexis Boucher is a transplant from the Northeast, who worships in the churches of hockey and baseball. She has followed the Lightning since the late 90's. A graduate of the Florida State University Creative Writing program, she has been blogging for over three years. She has a penchant for loud music, enforcers, and good beer.

By Alexis Boucher On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

A Lightning Festivus For The Rest Of Us!

Instead of heading out to spend a ton of money on Christmas Eve Eve, LightningShout is taking a different approach. Inspired by “Seinfeld” and Frank Costanza, we’re using today to celebrate Festivus as one More...

By Alexis Boucher On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Vasilevskiy Named AHL Player Of The Week

Andrei Vasilevskiy The American Hockey League announced today that Syracuse Crunch goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week . (Photo/Susan Ferlita) Here’s the release More...

By Alexis Boucher On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Bobby “The Chief” Taylor Changing Roles

The Lightning will lose a familiar voice in the announce booth when this season comes to an end. News broke on Wednesday afternoon that long time color commentator Bobby “The Chief” Taylor will change roles More...

By Alexis Boucher On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Boucher: Steven Stamkos And Shots On Goal

The Lightning’s 3-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night was disappointing in a number of ways. Tampa got off to a slow start which was in sharp contrast to their absolute dominance of Buffalo More...

By Alexis Boucher On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Lightning And Marine Corps Reserve To Collect Toys For Tots

During the current homestand the Tampa Bay Lightning will join forces with the Marine Corps Reserve to help make the holidays happier for local children. In what has become an annual tradition, fans are invited More...

By Alexis Boucher On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Angry Alexis: Lightning Fans’ Inferiority Complex Needs To Stop

You may have noticed that there haven’t been that many Angry Alexis columns so far this season. The truth is it’s difficult to work up quality rage when your team is playing well enough to be at the top of the More...

By Alexis Boucher On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Boucher: Martin St. Louis – The Return

Ryan Callahan and Martin St. Louis (Photo/Frank Franklin II) This week an NHL forward returned to face his former team after being traded earlier this year. He had spent the bulk of his career with one team becoming More...

By Alexis Boucher On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Boucher: Callahan A Catalyst For Improved Lightning

When the NHL releases their schedule over the summer, fans pour over it looking for important dates. For the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers, a number of those marquee games were set for the end of November More...

By Alexis Boucher On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Crunch Set To Host Frozen Dome Classic – Updated

The Syracuse Crunch are looking to make history in more ways than one next week. They will be meeting the Utica Comets on November 22nd in the Frozen Dome Classic. This will be the first-ever professional hockey More...

By Alexis Boucher On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Boucher: Johnson And Palat – Sophomore Sensations

Tampa Bay’s young talent electrified the league in the 2013-14 season. Few of those rookies were as consistently good as Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat. The young forwards made magic on a regular basis in More...

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