Back of the Net – December 21st

Dec 17, 2013; Uniondale, NY, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) deflects the puck during the second period against the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

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.

Tonight, the Tampa Bay Lightning host Eric Staal and the Carolina Hurricanes. The Lightning are coming off of a great game against the Nashville Predators, and the Bolts are going to try to carry that same momentum into tonight’s game.

The puck drops at 7:00 p.m., so while we wait for the game to start, let’s get caught up in the happenings around the NHL.

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.

Kubina Retrospective (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Tempers Flare As U.S. Routs Canada (ESPN W)

Inside The Goal: Dylan Olsen (The Rat Trick)

Will P.K. Subban Go To Sochi (A Winning Habit)

Detroit council OKs Red Wings arena measures (FanSided)

Coyotes captain Doan has Rocky Mountain fever (Fox Sports)

Women’s National University Team Wins Bronze (USA Hockey)

Carolina Hurricanes Sign Daniel Altshuller to ELC (Cardiac Cane)

The 1 Player on Every NHL Team with the Brightest Future (Bleacher Report)

Line brawl erupts in Sochi tuneup between USA, Canada women’s hockey teams (Video) (Puck Daddy)

 

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Topics: NHL, Tampa Bay Lightning

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