- The Ottawa 67's of the Ontario Hockey League have an 18-year-old director of player development. No, that is not a typo. [The Hockey News]
- Former Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment CEO Tim Leiweke, brother of Tampa Bay Lightning CEO Tod Leiweke, recently said he wanted to leave the Toronto Maple Leafs to explore entrepreneurship. [Toronto Star]
- People in Seattle, one city that has been rumored to be in line for an NHL team, have been paying attention to all the rumors of a coming NHL expansion this past week. Now, one newspaper explains why reports of an NHL team coming to Las Vegas and Seattle are nothing more than unfounded rumors. [Seattle Times]
- For the first time in 14 seasons, the Bolts will not have season without Martin St. Louis in the lineup. That, in addition to a retooled lineup, will make the Bolts one of the most fascinating teams to watch during the 2014-15 season. [Puck Daddy]
- Carolina Hurricanes blogger Corey Sznajder has been feverishly tracking zone entries during the summer months. He took a little time off from that project to join Dimitri Filipovic and San Jose Sharks blog Fear the Fin for the Log Off Podcast. [NHL Numbers]
- If you love hockey history (and even if history isn't your thing), you will love this article. The Hockey News takes a look at some of the best hockey pictures of all time and asks, "What is your favorite hockey picture of all time?" [The Hockey News]
Quick Strikes for Friday, August 28
It's finally Friday! Here is some news to start your day, including the hiring of a 19-year-old director of player development, and a look at some historical hockey photos.