March 26, 2013; Tampa FL, USA; Buffalo Sabres right wing Patrick Kaleta (36) shoots as Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis (26) and defenseman Matt Carle (25) defend during the first period at Tampa Times Forum. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net: Bolts By The Bay 9/6/13


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.

Happy Friday, everyone! I hope all you have a wonderful weekend planned and get an opportunity to soak up some of that wonderful Florida sun here in Hockey Paradise.

We have ourselves another day in the books, which brings us that much closer to hockey season! Not long to wait now. We are only a Matt Carle (25) and a Keith Aulie (3) away! That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, only 28 more days until the first puck drops on the 2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning hockey season!

Let’s get down to business. 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.

Season Retrospective: Victor Hedman (Tampa Bay Lightning)

NFL star J.J. Watt maintains love for hockey (NHL.com)

AHL joins with PCG for sponsorship development (TheAHL.com)

U.S.-Belarus kicks off 2014 worlds (ESPN)

Flames hire Burke for front office (Fox Sports)

Top 25 Under 25: #23 Adam Wilcox (Raw Charge)

Bring on the World Tour Unveiled for Women’s Team (USA Hockey)

The Derek Stepan Saga (Blue Line Station)

The Importance Of Sochi (Blackout Dallas)

Predicting Which Atlantic Division Teams Will Give Tampa Bay Lightning Problems (Bleacher Report)

 

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