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 took yet another game into extra frames yesterday against the Buffalo Sabres.
Thankfully, Lightning captain Steven Stamkos was able to capitalize on the power play and bring home the two points for the Bolts in OT.
Tonight, the Lightning finishes out their back-to-back weekend at the Joe Louis Arena when they go head-to-head with the Detroit Red Wings.
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.
Turning Points (Tampa Bay Lightning)
Senators top Crunch in shootout, 4-3 (Syracuse Crunch)
Guns ‘N Hoses Weekend Opens on Friday (Florida Everblades)
In hockey, you use your own water bottle — or it’ll cost you (Fox Sports)
Lone Star Brahmas Coverage Moving to SportDFW.com (Blackout Dallas)
Toronto Maple Leafs’ Late Rally Falls Short Again, Lose 5-3 To St. Louis Blues (Editor in Leaf)
Michael McCarron Bests Brady Vail In Matchup Of Canadiens Prospects In OHL Playoffs (A Winning Habit)