Jan 18, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Jean Philippe Cote (22) moves the puck up the ice against San Jose Sharks left wing James Sheppard (15) at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net – January 19th


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 are back at it again today as they travel to the PNC Arena to go head-to-head with Eric Staal and the Carolina Hurricanes.

The puck is scheduled to drop at 5:00 p.m. While we wait for puck drop to arrive, let’s take a look at what else is going on around the National Hockey League today.

Laura Marchetti Honored as Lightning Community Hero (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Flyers extend goalie Steve Mason (ESPN)

Philadelphia Flyers: In Mason We Trust (Broad Street Buzz)

Islanders Loan Kabanov To Swedish Elite League (Eyes on Isles)

Chicago Blackhawks Kris Versteeg Cleared To Play (Blackhawk Up)

Which Toronto Marlie Will Be A Leaf Permanently First (Editor in Leaf)

Wings beat Kings in shootout after tying game on disputed goal (Fox Sports)

Dunkin’ Donuts Rechargeable Card Night at the Syracuse Crunch (Syracuse Crunch)

Carolina Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford Talks About Trade Rumors (Cardiac Cane)

Flames vs. Canucks Video: Line Brawl Leads to 10 Ejections, 142 Penalty Minutes (Bleacher Report)

 

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