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.
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 Importance Of Sochi (Blackout Dallas)
Predicting Which Atlantic Division Teams Will Give Tampa Bay Lightning Problems (Bleacher Report)