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.
As we stare down the prospect of another work week, we hope that you guys enjoyed your weekend, and for some of you, Lightning Fan Fest.
Now that we’ve marked another day off of the calendar, we are one day closer to the start of hockey season. Right now, we are just a B.J. Crombeen away from the start of the hockey season! That’s right, ladies and gents…only 19 more days until the official start of the 2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning hockey season!
Well, Bolts fans, it is that time again. 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.
Mishkin’s Musings: Training Camp Begins (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Lightning Starts with Two No. 1 Goalies (Bleacher Report)
Stars’ Peverley out 3 weeks after heart procedure (Yahoo! Sports)
Grabovski meets up with Capitals; visa issue remains (NHL.com)
Top 25 Under 25: #20 Cedric Paquette (Raw Charge)
Gagne on Flyers’ Cleary pursuit: ‘It was like a slap in the face’ (Pro Hockey Talk)
Isles practice at new Brooklyn home (ESPN)
Avs’ Roy anxious to get to work (Fox Sports)
Decker and Duggan Named Athlete Ambassadors (USA Hockey)
3 From 30: Tampa Bay Lightning’s Rising Stars (Too Many Men on the Site)