Jan 3, 2014; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning players celebrate win over Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome. Tampa Bay Lightning won 2-0. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net – January 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! Tonight, our Tampa Bay Lightning will head into the MTS Centre in Winnipeg to go head-to-head with the Winnipeg Jets. The puck is scheduled to drop at 8:00 p.m.

While we patiently, or maybe impatiently if you are more like me, wait for puck drop, let’s take a look at what else is going on around the National Hockey League today.

Lightning to Host Adult Hockey Fantasy Camp (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Mikko Koivu has surgery on ankle (ESPN)

Heeter named CCM/AHL Player of the Week (TheAHL.com)

Finland wins World Junior Hockey Championship (FanSided)

Move to AA, ADM Benefits Canandaigua Knights (USA Hockey)

Mikhail Grigorenko Destroyed By Buffalo Sabres (Sabre Noise)

Fan Poll: Where Did The Washington Capitals Go Wrong? (Stars and Sticks)

Is past success enough of a reason for Canada to stick with Luongo? (Fox Sports)

Inconsistency An Everlasting Issue For The New York Rangers (Blue Line Station)

Addition of Zenon Konopka Should Be End of John Scott‘s Time with Buffalo Sabres (Bleacher Report)


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