Sep 26, 2013; Estero, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Richard Panik (71) is congratulated by teammates after he scored a goal against the Florida Panthers during the third period at Germain Arena. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Florida Panthers 3-2 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net: Bolts By The Bay 9/29/13

Good evening, 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 preseason is behind us. Going 5-2 in the preseason is a pretty good precursor to the start of the regular season. On October 1st, we will know who the new Captain will be, and what we can expect going into the new season.

Speaking of the new season, we are now just 5 days away from the start of the regular season! That’s right Bolts fans, we are just a Mattias Ohlund away from the first official puck drop of the 2013-14 Tampa Bay Lightning hockey season.

Are you ready to Be The Thunder?

Let’s get down to business now, shall we?

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.

Cooper Looks To Create a Lightning Team Everyone Can Count On (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Complete 2013-14 Season Preview for the Tampa Bay Lightning (Bleacher Report)

Penguins’ Kris Letang out indefinitely (ESPN)

Complete guide to NHL realignment (Fox Sports)

Ovechkin fulfills dream, carries Olympic torch (

Canucks add Dalpe, Welsh from Canes (

Top 25 Under 25: #17 Slater Koekkoek (Raw Charge)

Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup Ring Revealed (Blackhawk Up)

Andrew Ference Named Captain Of Edmonton Oilers (Causeway Crowd)

Marc-Andre Fleury takes slow, steady approach to saving his game and staying in Pittsburgh (Yahoo! Sports)


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