Good morning, ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to this morning’s edition of Back of the Net where we take you through all the latest and greatest news and updates from in and around the Bolts Nation, and the world of hockey.
As we head into Sunday, and the dawn of a new work week is upon us, we hope you haven’t suffered too greatly at the hands of hockey withdrawals. Just keep telling yourself, we are just a Martin St. Louis (26) and Dana Tyrell (42) away from the official start of hockey season. It will be here before you know it.
Well, without further ado, sit back and relax as we take you through all the latest updates, news, and rumors from not just around the Bolts Nation, but the great, wide world of hockey.
Blogger Roundtable: 2013-14 Regular Season Schedule (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Ranking the Top 10 Candidates for the 2013-14 NHL Calder Trophy (Bleacher Report)
The Six Most Perplexing Decisions of the NHL Offseason (Grantland)
Blackhawks’ Formula Relies A Lot On Young Players (NHL.com)
Top 5 Goals In New York Islanders History (Eyes on Isles)
Buffalo Sabres And The Atlantic Division (Sabre Noise)
Coach Q Smoke Screen: Saad As 2nd Line Center (Blackhawk Up)
2013 Tampa Bay Lightning Player Grades: Ben Bishop (Sports Media 101)