Apr 16, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Teddy Purcell (16) against the Montreal Canadiens during the first period in game one of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Tampa Bay Lightning: Back of the Net – June 14, 2014


Good evening, 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.

Today marks the beginning of a period no one in the world of hockey is particularly fond of; the off-season. Now that the Los Angeles Kings have defeated the New York Rangers to win the Stanley Cup, the off-season has truly begun for all teams around the NHL.

The Tampa Bay Lightning has a lot of moves they need to make in order to be prepared for the upcoming 2014-15 season, which includes the signing of a number of free agents.

While we wait for all the action to begin here in the Bolts Nation, let’s take a look at what’s going on around the National Hockey League today.

12 Signs You’re a Die-Hard Lightning Fan (Tampa Bay Lightning)

The Kings Are Kings Of Los Angeles (Rink Royalty)

Summer Assignment 2014: Brandon Saad (Blackhawk Up)

The Flyers Could Pay With Mason’s Concussion (Broad Street Buzz)

Watch the Frozen Dome Classic Press Conference (Syracuse Crunch)

Edgars Kulda: Potential Buffalo Sabres NHL Draft Pick (Sabre Noise)

Every NHL Team’s Biggest Offseason Need in 2014 (Bleacher Report)

Los Angeles Kings’ Justin Williams wins Conn Smythe trophy (FanSided)

Rumor has it Vincent Lecavalier and Philadelphia Flyers to part ways (Raw Charge)

Darryl Sutter‘s son raises Stanley Cup, touches hearts in interview (Video) (Puck Daddy)

 

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