Jan 30, 2014; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (39) makes a save in the second period against the Ottawa Senators at the Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net – February 16th


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.

Today is the final day of Group Play at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. Two games have Tampa Bay Lightning players in them; Team Canada vs. Team Finland and Team Slovakia vs. Team Russia.

While we wait for today’s Olympic action to get started, let’s take a look at what is going on around the National Hockey League (and the Olympics) today.

Tassone, Shootout Challenge Finalists to Compete at the Tampa Bay Times Forum (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Team USA Defeats Slovakia In Pool Play (Sabre Noise)

The Rockford IceHogs Report: Week 18 (Blackhawk Up)

Should The NHL Adopt The IIHF Shootout Rules? (SenShot)

Teemu Selanne, Finland continue goal roll vs. Norway (ESPN)

Philadelphia Flyers In Sochi: Voracek Vs Streit (Broad Street Buzz)

Tim Thomas and Florida Panthers talking contract extension (FanSided)

Jaroslav Halak tough on self after Slovakia loss to Slovenia (Bleedin’ Blue)

The Peculiarity Surrounding Pens’ Forward Beau Bennett (Pen’s Labyrinth)

Olympics Should Give Boston Bruins Momentum in the NHL (Causeway Crowd)

 

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