Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper (L) talks with right wing Teddy Purcell (16) Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Back of the Net – April 20th


Good morning, Bolts Nation! Welcome to today’s edition of Back of the Net where we bring you all the latest and greatest news and updates from not just here in the Bolts Nation, but around the entire world of hockey.

The Tampa Bay Lightning have certainly faced their fair share of adversity in the first two games of the series; however, they have an opportunity to turn it all around tonight as they head to the Bell Centre to go head-to-head with the Montreal Canadiens in Game 3 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

While we wait for all action to get started in Montreal tonight, let’s take a look at what else is going on around the National Hockey League right now.

Looking for a Spark (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Ville Leino Buyout Likely (Sabre Noise)

Flyers goalie Mason not ready to return for Game 2 (NHL.com)

Ranking the Top Stars in the 2014 NHL Playoffs (Bleacher Report)

Stamkos before and after: how is he doing since his return? (Raw Charge)

NHL Playoffs 2014: MacKinnon scores first career playoff goal (FanSided)

Brent Seabrook May Get Suspended for Hit On David Backes (Blackhawk Up)

Brent Seabrook ejected after hit to head of David Backes (Video) (Puck Daddy)

No Suspension Coming For Boston Bruins Forward Milan Lucic (Causeway Crowd)

P.K. Subban Needs To Awaken Montreal Canadiens Dormant Power Play (A Winning Habit)

 

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