Feb 6, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) is congratulated by teammates after he scored a goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the third period at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net – February 15th

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 2014 Winter Olympic Games are in full swing in Sochi, Russia. There are six Tampa Bay Lightning players who made the trip to Sochi, so there are plenty of hockey games to keep track of. Today marks Day 4 of the competition, and there are already teams that are starting to break ahead of the pack.

Needless to say, between all the hockey that is being played in the Olympics combined with the action going on at home, there is plenty to talk about, so let’s take a look at what is going on in the world of hockey today.

Lightning Olympians a Blend of Experienced and New Talent (Tampa Bay Lightning)

The Buffalo Sabres Should Keep Tyler Myers (Sabre Noise)

Crossing The NHL’s Atlantic Division: Week 20 (Editor in Leaf)

Ovechkin, Carlson Score For Russia And USA (Stars and Sticks)

Sochi 2014: Previewing Team USA’s Offense (Blue Line Station)

Will The AHL All-Star MVP Ever See Chicago Again? (Blackhawk Up)

Report: Henrik Zetterberg could miss rest of NHL season (FanSided)

Chara’s #PicsWithZdeno the Most Popular Event at Sochi (Causeway Crowd)

Trade Rumors: Adam Pardy Is The Odd Man Out On The Winnipeg Jets (Hockey at the Forks)

Philadelphia Flyers Raffl And Timonen Grab Assists As Finland Defeats Austria (Broad Street Buzz)


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