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 coming off of one of the hardest fought and probably longest games they have played all season long; finally bringing home the two points.
Now, the Lightning must refocus and get ready to get back to work as they travel to the First Niagara Center to go head-to-head with Drew Stafford and the Buffalo Sabres.
While we wait for all the action to get started tonight, let’s take a look at what else is going on around the National Hockey League today.
Perfect Painted Picture (Tampa Bay Lightning)
TJ Oshie’s first career hat trick (Video) (FanSided)
Crunch and Phantoms renew hostilities (Syracuse Crunch)
Calgary Flames, A Rebuild Done Right (Flame for Thought)
Everblades Power Past IceMen in Overtime 6-5 (Florida Everblades)
Lokomotiv’s stunning underdog run in KHL playoffs continues hockey fairy tale (Puck Daddy)
Montreal Canadiens In Race To Finish With Lightning For Playoff Home Ice Advantage (A Winning Habit)