Back of the Net: Bolts By The Bay 9/19/13

February 2, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Rangers forward Jeff Halpern (15) controls the puck as Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brian Lee (15) defends at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Griffith-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.

Today is game 2 of the preseason! This time, we roll into the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Are you ready, Bolts fans?

We are now just a Brian Lee away from the official start of the 2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning hockey season! That’s right, ladies and gentlemen…there is just 15 days left until the first puck drop of the season!

Ok, fans…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.

Gameday Charge (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Report: Florida Panthers on verge of being sold (Pro Hockey Talk)

Hockey Goalie Has a ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ Hockey Mask (Bleacher Report)

Paul Bissonnette banned 10 games (ESPN)

Sharp, Smith lead ‘Hawks over Wings (Fox Sports)

30 in 15: Sabres to let camp battles determine roster (NHL.com)

2013 preseason schedule set (TheAHL.com)

Matt Frattin working to catch on with LA Kings (Yahoo! Sports)

Chicago Blackhawks Over/Under Preview – Johnny Oduya (Blackhawk Up)

Teams Johnson and Mullen Named for CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game (USA Hockey)

 

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Topics: NHL, Tampa Bay Lightning

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