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Quick Strikes for Thursday, November 27

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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  • The Bolts spoiled Marty's return to Amalie Arena last night with a 4-3 victory over the Rangers. Here is the recap from the other side. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • The Lightning did end up showing a tribute video for No. 26  in his emotional return. [CBC]
  • We won't rob you of the video if you haven't seen it yet:

  • No one may ever know the real reason Martin St. Louis wanted to leave Tampa, but his omission from the original 2014 Olympic roster may have had a lot to do with it. Still, despite the bitter feelings that some Lightning fans hold, his return was highly anticipated. [SB Nation]
  • Syracuse Crunch captain Mike Angelidis is in his prime right now, but he doesn't feel like he will slow down anytime soon. [Syracuse.com]
  • Legendary NHL head coach Pat Quinn was honored by his first team, the Vancouver Canucks, last night with a tribute video and a moment of silence. Quinn passed away earlier this week after a long illness. [The Hockey News]
  • Ex-Detroit Red Wing Chris Chelios had some not-so-nice words for former teammate and current Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Nashville Predators fans have a longstanding tradition of throwing a catfish onto the ice, kind of like the octopus in Detroit. Well, PETA doesn't seem to like it very much. [On The Forecheck]
  • It looks like Martin Brodeur may soon find a job in the NHL again after deciding to leave the New Jersey Devils. He has agreed to a PTO with the St. Louis Blues and could sign a contract next week. [SB Nation]