Apr 11, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Matt Cooke (24) and Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (63) go after the puck during the third period at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net: Bolts By The Bay 10/12/13

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, the Tampa Bay Lightning swing the doors to the Tampa Bay Times Forum as they host Evgeni Malkin and the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Bolts are coming off of a three game win streak. Let’s hope that they can keep the momentum going, and send the Pens back home pointless.

As usual, there is a lot going on in the NHL, so let’s get this party started.

Filppula’s First (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Islanders Captain John Tavares Pulls out His Own Tooth on the Bench (Bleacher Report)

Jonas Hiller’s Ducks’ 20th anniversary mask features ‘Wild Wing’ (Photo) (Puck Daddy)

Panthers beat Penguins in home opener (NHL.com)

Lightning recall Desjardins, assign Gudlevskis to Syracuse (Syracuse Crunch)

Frans Nielsen fined $5K for slashing (ESPN New York)

NHL Power Rankings: Week 1 (Fox Sports)

Lightning’s Marty St. Louis surpasses Bobby Orr on all time points list (Raw Charge)

Is it time for the King to find a new throne? (Blue Line Station)

Carolina Hurricanes Lose In Shootout To Kings (Cardiac Cane)


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