March 17, 2012; Tampa FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis (26) skates with the puck as St. Louis Blues defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo (28) defends during the second period at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net: Bolts By The Bay 9/18/13


Good afternoon, 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.

The day is finally here! The first preseason game of the season is tonight! The Tampa Bay Lightning will be taking on the St. Louis Blues tonight at the Amway Center in Orlando.

How many of you are there ready to Be The Thunder?

Today, we are just a Teddy Purcell (16) away from the official start of the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey season! That’s right, ladies and gentlemen…there are only 16 days left until the official start of the 2013-13 Lightning hockey season!

So, 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.

Goalies Eager For Exhibition (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Under Pressure: Paul Holmgren (Pro Hockey Talk)

NY Rangers Release Johan Hedberg from PTO (Bleacher Report)

The new normal for Chris Pronger (ESPN)

Buzz: Moore’s somber road back (Fox Sports)

Panthers’ Markstrom excited by arrival of Thomas (NHL.com)

AHL announces front-office additions (TheAHL.com)

Ticket Info for USA-Canada in St. Paul Announced (USA Hockey)

Isles’ Clutterbuck could miss extended time (Yahoo! Sports)

Bruins Cap The Captials In A Shootout Win, 3-2. (Causeway Crowd)

 

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