Jan 19, 2014; Raleigh, NC, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning forward Martin St. Louis (26) carries the puck against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. The Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net – February 26th

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.

Tomorrow, the Tampa Bay Lightning take the ice at the Bridgestone Arena as they go head to head with Shea Weber and the Nashville Predators. That’s right; ladies and gentlemen…the Bolts are almost back in action!

While we wait for the action to get started tomorrow night, let’s take a look at what else is going on around the National Hockey League today.

Prospect of the Week: Kristers Gudlevskis (Tampa Bay Lightning)

David Backes Rescues Stray Sochi Dogs (Bleedin’ Blue)

The Three Questions of the Week for the Predators (Predlines)

John Tortorella Apologizes For Olympic Comments (FanSided)

Injuries, Looming Trades Create Roster Problems (Eyes on Isles)

Despite injuries, Penguins could stay quiet at deadline (NHL.com)

Brian Gibbons Needs to be Permanent Fixture in Pens’ Lineup (Pen’s Labyrinth)

Brian Burke Offered Contract Extension To Mike Cammalleri (Flame for Thought)

Ryan Miller Amazes As The Carolina Hurricanes Fall To The Buffalo Sabres (Sabre Noise)

Tuukka Rask won’t travel with the Bruins, another shot for Svedberg? (Causeway Crowd)


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