Quick Strikes

Quick strikes and open thread

As day 8 of the men's Olympic ice hockey gets underway, here is some reading from yesterday to fill your morning.

Quick Strikes: Sochi is no Lake Placid

USA versus Russia was thrilling, but it wasn't that big... J.P. Cote's sitting for a while for a hit in Norfolk.

Quick Strikes: Hockey life goes on

Hockey life hasn't stopped because of the 2014 Winter Olympiad, but it sure seems like it. Here are a few notes from in and around the sport.

Quick Strikes: Olympic hockey dominates the news

The Olympics are the dominant story at current for the Lightning and the NHL, Here are a couple of stories from around the web for your morning reading.

Quick strikes for Wednesday

Tampa takes in a new assistant, Syracuse takes aim at Calder Cup glory, the league takes aim at safety will the Dallas Stars and Carolina Hurricanes take a test drive in taste with new uniforms.

Quick strikes and links for Saturday

The Syracuse Crunch continue to run roughshod over the AHL; Marty gets anther nomination; who is on drugs among hockey analysts?

Quick strikes for Tuesday

Marty gives a vote of confidence; the Syracuse Crunch have veterans to thank (and quality sc oring chances too); Game 7's are done with... On to the Semifinals!

Quick strikes and links for Monday

Stadium Journey gives the Tampa Bay Times Forum a high ranking; the CHL has two of three conference champions; a Murray is a GM of the Year candidate -- and it's not the one that you're thinking of.

Sunday quick strikes and open thread

Are owners crying wolf with losses associated with owning hockey teams? Gary Bettman, be gone! The Syracuse Crunch are all over the headlines too in our link update for Sunday.

Quick Strikes and Open Thread

The financial divide between teh NHL and NHLPA is narrowing, but the hyperbole is ratcheting up. Marty does not want to fade away, Roloson goes back to school, Luongo rumors, and Caps fans don't quite feel like shopping right now.


Quick Strikes for Monday, October 1st

The 2012 NHL lockout drones on but there are stories to behold: Krys Barch speaks from the heart; Daryl Katz apologizes for blackmailing Edmonton; lockout or no, some players on the Lightning are still getting paid.

Quick strikes and links for September 18th, 2012

The 2012 NHL lockout is turning into a rampant PR disaster for the NHL... You just have to look at the media narrative to find that proof. Francois Allaire is out in Toronto; What would the NHL look like if teams were only made up of players they h

Quick Strikes and links for Saturday, September 8th, 2012

While the world of hockey has ended it's summer hibernation, the NHL labor front remains unsettled. One Lightning prospect is down and out, another is tied to the KHL for the next two years, a year since the trage Texas Hold'em wit Vincent Lecavalier

Quick strikes and links for Monday, August 20th, 2012

Jeff Vinik comes to town; Matt Carle's non-controversial controversey; the NHLFA chimes in on the labor negotiations. Your Monday links.

Quick strikes and links for Monday, August 6th, 2012

Odd offerings at the temporarily-closing Tampa Bay Sports Store; is Jay Feaster the architect of mediocrity in Calgary? Marquee RFA's still unsigned and more in today's link post.

Quick strikes and links for Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Dwayne Roloson schools some students, Tim Wallace signs elsewhere, and Jessica Redfield remains on our mind in Monday's links.

Quick strikes and links for Monday, July 16th, 2012

Bolt Prospects preliminary rankings of the Lightning system; The Tampa Bay Times Forum's new scoreboard a high-definition big deal; NHL CBA news does not inspire confidence. Welcome to teh summer doldrums, hockey fans...

Quick strikes and links for Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Tampa Bay has inquired abotu Shane Doan; a former Bolt is on the move to the city that never sleeps, another is looking for work; Pierre Mcguire had issues in Hartford...

Quick strikes and links for Monday, July 9th, 2012

Bolt Prospects recruits a new prospect of their own; Larry Robinson is back in the NHL coaching ranks; Nassau County and the New York Islanders are still negotiating a new arena... in 2036 (parody). This and a bit more on our Quick Strikes post.

Quick strikes and links for Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Teh Lightning's developmental camp ends, and Cody Bradley made an impression; Hockeytown USA is alive thankyouverymuch; Clearwater Ice Arena gets a new chance at life. It's yoru link roundup.

Quick strikes and links for Saturday, July 7th, 2012

Roberto Luongo to Tampa Bay? Uh, no... Brad Richards takes Manhattan and the NHL / NHLPA are actively meeting.

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