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The hottest ticket in town.

The Bolts

  • The Lightning are saying the right things in the midst of a losing streak. Now it’s time to show up. [Tampa Bay Times]
  • Michelle Gringas reunion tour!/

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  • All the former Lightning players having success outside of Tampa. [Bolts by the Bay]
  • Slater Koekkoek’s time is now. [The Hockey Writers]
  • The Lightning discuss their favorite Halloween costumes, and How to Get More Candy 101 by Tyler Johnson./

The Rest of the League

  • Connor vs Auston? Connor vs Auston. Tonight. Must-see TV. [USA Today]
  • A new edition of the Hockey Food Diaries. Latest stop: Ann Arbor, Michigan. [The Boston Globe]
  • Ups and downs for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first month of the season. [Pensburg]
  • Oh vey/
  • It’s decision time for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Mitch Marner. Should they send him back to the London Knights? [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • After a dismal season last year, Rick Nash is breathing some new life on the ice with the Rangers. [New York Post]
  • Much ado about the Red Wings’ defensive woes. [Winging It in Motown]
  • For the New York Islanders goalies, is three a crowd? [Newsday]
  • How the CHL rules are preventing the Coyotes from developing Dylan Strome the right way. [Five for Howling]/

The Game

  • The evolution of Meghan Agosta. [Eyes on the Prize]
  • Brian McGrattan and Jay Rosehill couldn’t find jobs in the NHL as enforcers. So they went over to where they could do what they do — the U.K., where they are “heroes.” [Yahoo]/