Good afternoon, 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! The Tampa Bay Lightning play their third of the 5 games they have on the schedule this weekend. Tonight, the Bolts go head-to-head with John Tavares and the New York Islanders.
The puck is scheduled to drop at 7:30 p.m. While we wait for the puck to drop, let’s take a look at what else is going on around the National Hockey League today.
Mastering His Craft (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Oilers deal Dubnyk, get Scrivens (ESPN)
Toronto Maple Leafs: Behind Enemy Lines (Sabre Noise)
Islanders Send Strome Back To Bridgeport (Eyes on Isles)
1 Player on Each NHL Team Whose Scoring Will Improve in 2013-14 (Bleacher Report)
Gophers to hand out Goldy masks to help fight cold at outdoor hockey games (Fox Sports)
Molson Canadian/Miller Lite celebrity bartending continues Jan. 16 and Jan. 20 (Syracuse Crunch)