Jan 1, 2014; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning forward Valtteri Flippula (51) and Vancouver Canucks forward Brad Richardson (15) reach for the puck after a face off during the second period at Rogers Arena. Mandatory Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net – January 3rd


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.

The Tampa Bay Lightning will head into the Scotiabank Saddledome tonight to go head-to-head with Mark Giordano and the Calgary Flames. Surely, they will want to keep the momentum of Wednesday night rolling into Calgary.

The puck drops at 9:00 p.m. While we wait, let’s take a few minutes and catch up with everything that is going on in the National Hockey League right now.

Lightning Notebook: Bishop Making His Case (Tampa Bay Lightning)

AHL announces suspension (TheAHL.com)

Calgary Flames Down-Lo January 2 (Flame For Thought)

John Carlson To Represent Team USA At Sochi (Stars and Sticks)

2013-14 Lightning advanced statistics through game 40 (Raw Charge)

Nathan Horton scores in season debut as Jackets blank Coyotes (ESPN)

Nail Yakupov Given Opportunity by Oilers Head Coach (Edmonton Oilers)

Nathan Horton scores in season debut as Jackets blank Coyotes (Fox Sports)

Philadelphia Flyers Benefit From Balanced Scoring Attack (Broad Street Buzz)

ECHL’s Stockton Thunder let fans paint their ice in amazing display (Photo) (FanSided)

 

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