Oct 17, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) shoots the puck against the Minnesota Wild during the second period at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net: Bolts By The Bay 10/25/13

Good morning, Bolts fans! 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.

Last night our Tampa Bay Lightning battled back to defeat the defending Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks 6-5 in overtime. Today is a brief day off before the Lightning host the Buffalo Sabres in the seventh and final game of this home stand.

As usual, there is plenty to talk about today in the NHL, so let’s get this party started.

Resiliency Pays Off (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Montreal Canadiens give Saku Koivu the chair (Puck Daddy)

What’s Behind Brad Richards‘ Resurgence in 2013-14 Season? (Bleacher Report)

Morgan Rielly will stay with Leafs (ESPN)

Stars too much for Flames (Fox Sports)

Hurricanes’ Ward out 3-4 weeks after injury vs. Wild (NHL.com)

Lightning Reassign Gudlevskis to Syracuse (Syracuse Crunch)

Behind Enemy Lines – Central Division Separation (Blackhawk Up)

Poll: Where Should Mikhail Grigorenko Be Playing? (Sabre Noise)

New Jersey Devils Falter In Shootout Again, Down To 1-9 (Pucks and Pitchforks)


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