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 had a tough game against the Ottawa Senators on Monday night at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
After a few much-needed days off, the boys in blue are back at it again tonight as they defend home ice against John Tavares and the New York Islanders.
While we wait for all the action to get started, let’s take a look at what else is going on around the National Hockey League today.
Jackson Supports the Military (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Sommer sets AHL record for games coached (NHL.com)
Crunch look to chill streaking IceCaps (Syracuse Crunch)
Should Quenneville Play Teuvo In Boston? (Blackhawk Up)
Islanders Weather Storm and Hold Off Hurricanes (Eyes on Isles)
Every NHL Team’s Most Underrated Player of 2013-14 (Bleacher Report)
Washington holds its breath: Ovechkin gets blown up — by teammate (Fox Sports)