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Quick Strikes for Friday, October 24

In this edition of Quick Strikes: A couple of advanced stats reads, the weekly Connor McDavid power rankings, some redemption for Ondrej Palat after a huge mistake in the waning minutes of the...

Quick Strikes for Friday, October 24

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In this edition of Quick Strikes: A couple of advanced stats reads, the weekly Connor McDavid power rankings, some redemption for Ondrej Palat after a huge mistake in the waning minutes of the...

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Luke Witkowski reassigned to Syracuse

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-assigned defender Luke Witkowski to the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL, opening the door for a possible Radko Gudas return on Friday in Winnipeg.

Luke Witkowski reassigned to Syracuse

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The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-assigned defender Luke Witkowski to the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL, opening the door for a possible Radko Gudas return on Friday in Winnipeg.

Quick Strikes for Thursday October 23

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Some more bits and pieces from Tuesday night's match-up with the Calgary Flames, assessing Jonathan Drouin's first two NHL games, and more in your Thursday morning NHL news.

Lightning numbers through game 7

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The first #fancystats report of the season, looking at some of the underlying metrics for the Lightning's first seven games.

Quick Strikes for Wednesday, October 22

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Trade speculation regarding the Oilers and the Maple Leafs; is there a problem with how the NHL and the media perceives the Norris Trophy, given to the NHL's top defenseman? Your Wednesday links...

Quick Strikes for Tuesday, October 21

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In this edition of Quick Strikes: Thoughts from Battle of California on domestic violence, Tuukka Rask is also a drummer, a venue for Raw Charge readers to get to know each other, and more.

Quick Strikes for Monday, October 20

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In this edition of Quick Strikes: Audio and video from the Syracuse Crunch win over the Binghamton Senators on Saturday, thoughts on Daniel Alfredsson’s possible retirement, what when into Ryan...

Lightning recall Drouin, Witkowski

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After a two game conditioning stint in central New York, Jonathan Drouin will rejoin the Lightning in Alberta.

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The Crunch has a strong weekend

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Although the addition of Johnathan Drouin certainly helped Syracuse get past their winless opening weekend, the team as a whole just looked better this past weekend.

Quick Strikes for Sunday, October 19

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In this edition of Quick Strikes: A great start to Jonathan Drouin’s two-week conditioning stint in Syracuse, no surprises from the Tampa Bay Lightning this year, and a cool addition to Cam Talbot’...

More on Jonathan Drouin's first professional goal

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The former Halifax Moosehead and 2013 1st round draft pick Jonathan Drouin talks post-game about his first pro game and first pro goal.

Quick Strikes for Saturday, October 18

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In our latest edition of Quick Strikes, some news about the Syracuse Crunch, teams that are participating in the Connor McDavid sweepstakes, and an interview conducted by Roberto Luongo for The...

Quick Strikes for Friday, October 17

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In this October 17 edition of Quick Strikes: USA Hockey’s Anne Schleper mic’d up for practice with the Bolts, a chance for fans to ask a Lightning player a question for the Sunday newspaper, and...

Jonathan Drouin optioned to AHL Syracuse

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The 19-year-old hasn't competed in game conditions in a while... Playing in Syracuse benefits the Lightning more than just allowing their prized prospect to get up to game speed.

Quick Strikes for Thursday, October 16

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Another high power ranking for the Tampa Bay Lightning, a contradictory no-goal call by the NHL, a feature on Sidney Crosby's younger sister and more in our Quick Strikes for Thursday, October 16.

Victor Hedman was already elite

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While much has been made of Victor Hedman's hot start to the 2014-15 season, if you've been paying close attention to Hedman over the past few seasons you'd know he's already among the league's...

Report: Jonathan Drouin heading to Syracuse of AHL for conditioning

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While it seemed like Tampa Bay Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin might make his NHL debut this Saturday in Vancouver, TSN's Bob McKenzie is reporting he will instead be sent to the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL on a conditioning assignment, where he can stay for up to two weeks.

Quick Strikes for Wednesday, October 15

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A heartwarming story in an excerpt from Bob McKenzie's new book, defense of the Florida Panthers' sparse crowd Monday night, the latest power rankings, and more in our Quick Strikes for Wednesday,...

Crunch start the season where they ended: Behind

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Syracuse starts the season well out of the playoff picture, earning only one standings point in two games. Thankfully, championships aren't won or lost in October.

Brett Connolly's Opportunity

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Brett Connolly, the much maligned former 1st round pick of the Tampa Bay Lightning, finds himself on the 4th line with Tampa Bay again. But does a player earn his offensive usage? Or does offensive...

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