Dec 5, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Valtteri Filppula (51) is congratulated by defenseman Eric Brewer (2) 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 8th


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.

Oh, the feels! Last night, the Tampa Bay Lightning put on a nail biter of a game only to be completely deflated in OT. What better way for those of us here in the Bolts Nation to recover than to keep up with all the latest 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.

Lightning vs. Jets Post Game (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Thornton loses cool, crosses line (ESPN Boston)

U.S. Women’s National Team Trims Roster (USA Hockey)

Washington Capitals: November In Review (Stars and Sticks)

Andrew Shaw Returns Tonight To The Lineup (Blackhawk Up)

Mike Commodore Versus Mike Babcock Part Two (Octopus Thrower)

The Best Saves from Tampa Bay Lightning Goalies in 2013-14 (Bleacher Report)

Chris Kelly suffered broken fibula on Pascal Dupuis slash (Video) (Puck Daddy)

My Take on Reid Boucher, Word on the Street: NJD vs MTL (Pucks and Pitchforks)

Penguins’ Brooks Orpik, Bruins’ Shawn Thornton fight leads to Orpik leaving on stretcher (Video) (FanSided)

 

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