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Quick Strikes for Sunday, September 21st

Although news of Jonathan Drouin's injury was focused on yesterday here at Raw Charge and elsewhere, other stuff also happened in the hockey world. We have the rundown.

Lightning player Valtteri Filppula is the subject of an awesome billboard in Tampa
Lightning player Valtteri Filppula is the subject of an awesome billboard in Tampa
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  • Former Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Pavel Kubina has become a US citizen. [Tampa Bay Times]
  • Lightning forward Valtteri Filppula has been featured on a spectacular billboard that's caught the attention of hockey fans everywhere. [imgur]
  • Florence Schelling, who was MVP of the women's tournament in Sochi, is calling for an investment in womens/girls hockey. [InGoal Magazine]
  • Cap-strapped Chicago is trying to trade Nick Leddy, and some feel he'd fit in perfectly with the San Jose Sharks. [Fear the Fin]
  • The Lightning's Brian Boyle has seven brothers and five sisters, so to say family is important to him is a bit of an understatement. [Tampa Bay Times]
  • Yesterday we showed to you that the Pittsburgh Penguins unveiled their new 3rd jerseys for the 2014-15 season. On Saturday, the Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new 3rd jerseys for the season ahead.  [Broad Street Hockey]
  • You can save $10 on orders of $75 or more at the AHL Store through 9/26 with promo code SAVE10. Stock up on your Syracuse Crunch gear! [The AHL Store]
  • Syracuse Crunch head coach Rob Zettler is certified by the Positive Coaching Alliance, and he met up with their Tampa chapter during Lightning training camp on Saturday: