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.
We are in that awkward couple of days in between games. The Lightning are coming off of a huge win in Chicago against the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks. On Tuesday night, the head to the First Niagara Center to face off with a fellow Atlantic Division team, the Buffalo Sabres.
As usual, there is always something going on in the NHL, so there is plenty to talk about.
So…let’s get this party started, shall we?
Watch: Give Everything (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Bolts Badly Outshot, but Bishop Steals Win over ‘Hawks” (Bleacher Report)
Sick Leafs GM doing ‘very well’ (ESPN)
What to do about fighting in NHL? (Fox Sports)
Ducks plan to pace Selanne in final season (NHL.com)
Puck drops on AHL’s 78th season (TheAHL.com)
Crunch stunned by Senators in season opener (Syracuse Crunch)
Wild lose Coyle for 3 to 4 weeks; Zucker recalled (Yahoo! Sports)
Late Lightning Strike At The United Center Creates Blackhawks Shootout Loss 3-2 (Blackhawk Up)
Buffalo Sabres Games Of The Week (Sabre Noise)