March 29, 2013; Tampa FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper talks with center Steven Stamkos (91) on the bench during overtime against the New Jersey Devils at Tampa Times Forum. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the New Jersey Devils 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net: Bolts By The Bay 8/17/13

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to this 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.

Happy Saturday! Hopefully all of you here in Hockey Paradise are enjoying your weekend.

As we tick another day off of the calendar, we are again one day closer to hockey season. We are now just a Dana Tyrell (42) and a Sami Salo (6) away from Lightning hockey. That’s right…just 48 more days!

No time like the present to get down to business, so 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.

Seven Candidates For a Breakout Season In 2013-14 (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Winnipeg Jets: 3 Players That Have to Perform Well for Jets to Make Playoffs (Bleacher Report)

Bryan Murray is a Cheater But the NHL Doesn’t Care (Puck Daddy)

30 in 30: Rolston, Leino Among Sabres’ Questions (

Claude Giroux Hurts Finger Golfing (ESPN)

Sens Owner Melnyk Blames Agent Barry for Alfie Signing in Detroit (Pro Hockey Talk)

Get To Know Your Colorado Avalanche: Erik Johnson (Mile High Sticking)

The P.K Subban Bridge Contract: Huge Miscalculation Or Stroke Of Genius? (A Winning Habit)

Should Oilers Make It Difficult For Flames Fans To Buy Tickets? (Oil on Whyte)

Calgary Flames Prospect Rankings: #1 Sven Baertschi (Flame For Thought)


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