Back of the Net: Bolts By The Bay 9/5/13

Apr 21, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis (26), center Steven Stamkos (91), right wing Teddy Purcell (16) and, defenseman Radko Gudas (75) and defenseman Keith Aulie (3) against the Carolina Hurricanes during the first period at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning, 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.

There is only one more day until we cruise on into the weekend. Hopefully, we can all make it through together.

With another day in the books, we are again another day closer to the start of hockey season. We are now just a Martin St. Louis (26) and a Keith Aulie (3) away from the first puck drop of the 2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning season. That right, ladies and gentlemen…only 29 more days.

It’s time 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.

A Short Time to Accomplish A Lot (Tampa Bay Lightning)

2014 U.S. Paralympic Team Schedule Set (USA Hockey)

Capitals appoint Olie Kolzig as goaltender coach (Pro Hockey Talk)

‘Perds’ is the word, unfortunately (Fox Sports)

Chicago Blackhawks Playing Cards Perfectly to Keep Stanley Cup Core (Bleacher Report)

Buffalo Sabres reveal perhaps the NHL’s worst jersey: Pass or Fail? (Puck Daddy)

Oilers say Ales Hemsky is off trading block (

Sheldon Souray had wrist surgery (ESPN Los Angeles)

The case for Steven Stamkos at the top of your fantasy draft (Raw Charge)

The Missing Link: Who Will Fill Out The Bruins Third Line? (Causeway Crowd)


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Topics: NHL, Tampa Bay Lightning

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