Apr 20, 2014; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Matthew Carle (25) celebrates with Steven Stamkos (91) and Tyler Johnson (9) after scoring a goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the third period in game three of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Tampa Bay Lightning: Back of the Net – June 17, 2014

Good afternoon, 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.

There is plenty of action going on in the National Hockey League today. Teams are really starting to iron out what their plans are for the Draft and the Free Agency period.

There hasn’t been a lot out of the Tampa Bay Lightning so far; however, we all know how quickly things can change. Hopefully, by the time the NHL Awards roll around, we’ll have a better idea where we stand.

Until then, let’s take a look at what else is going on around the NHL today.

Five Interesting Stats Showing How Ondrej Palat Surprised Us All (Tampa Bay Lightning)

Dale Weise gets 2-year extension (ESPN)

Sabres to buy out Leino contract: report (NHL)

Jake Virtanen Top 30 NHL Draft Prospect (Frozen Futures)

What Could Have Been – Marc Staal And Anze Kopitar (SenShot)

Washington Capitals Draft Prospects: Robert Fabbri (Stars and Sticks)

Colorado Avalanche elect for arbitration with Ryan O’Reilly (FanSided)

The Top 10 Storylines to Follow in the 2014 NHL Offseason (Bleacher Report)

With Michal Handzus Out, What Is This Different Direction? (Blackhawk Up)

The Sweater Series (or Notable Numbers): #17 Ruslan Fedotenko (Raw Charge)


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