Dec 5, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Valtteri Filppula (51) is congratulated by teammates after he scored a goal against the Ottawa Senators during the third period at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net – December 7th


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.

Happy Game Day, Bolts Nation! Tonight, the Tampa Bay Lightning will play host to Andrew Ladd and the Winnipeg Jets.

The puck doesn’t drop until 7:00 p.m. tonight. What better way to pass the time than to keep up on all the latest news in the National Hockey League?

So, 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.

Extra Shift: Ottawa Senators (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Preds’ Shea Weber returns to practice (ESPN)

The Chicago Blackhawks Trade Kyle Beach (Blackhawk Up)

Blake Wheeler’s Bid For Team USA At Sochi 2014 (Hockey at the Forks)

Crunch Meet and Greet at Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes (Syracuse Crunch)

Under-18 Team Completes Comeback Win Over No. 3 Michigan (USA Hockey)

The Most Disappointing Pittsburgh Penguins so Far in 2013-14 (Bleacher Report)

Questionable Call Buries Devils Hopes In 3-1 Loss To Detroit (Pucks and Pitchforks)

Bruins’ Johnny Boychuk hurt early in Bruins-Canadiens game (Causeway Crowd)

Aleksander Barkov hopes to play for Finland at 2014 Winter Olympics (FanSided)

 

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