Back of the Net: Bolts By The Bay 9/4/13

Apr 11, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) makes a save against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to today’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.

Hopefully, by this time in the day, most of us have made it over the hump and are cruising on our way to the weekend.

Today marks a momentous occasion. Ok, not really, but it is momentous to at least some of us. With another day in the books, we have officially made it to the 30 day mark! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, we are only a Ben Bishop (30) away from the start of the 2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning hockey season!

Well, let’s get started here. 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.

Koekkoek Looks to Make the Cut (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Hjalmarsson agrees to five-year, $20.5 million extension with Chicago (Pro Hockey Talk)

Welcome to Montreal, Mr. Briere (ESPN)

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist joins the cast of ‘Crowd Goes Wild.’ (Fox Sports)

Rangers’ Marc Staal ready to return from frightening eye injury (Yahoo! Sports)

Over the Boards: Sid on Fleury; Bruins’ RW dilemma (NHL.com)

Bryan Helmer – 20 Seasons of Hockey (NHLAlumni.net)

Most Intriguing Position Battles for 2014 Winter Olympics Hockey Rosters (Bleacher Report)

Galaxy Communications and ESPN Radio to broadcast Syracuse Crunch games (Syracuse Crunch)

Chiarelli’s Best Decision As Bruins GM: Hiring Claude Julien (Causeway Crowd)

 

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Topics: NHL, Tampa Bay Lightning

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