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Quick Strikes for Saturday, September 27

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Links! Summaries! Action! Mutant grass! We have all the links to get you up to date with goings on in the hockey world.

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  • Todd Bertuzzi is still struggling to move on with his career despite a legal resolution to the on-ice incident with Steve Moore. [The Hockey Writers]
  • The Calgary Flames recently devoted part of their pre-season practice to fighting. [TSN]
  • Flames GM Brian Burke says it's 'unacceptable' to bring aggression from ice into personal life. [Yahoo! Sports Canada]
  • Buffalo Sabres coach Ted Nolan has changed his stance on fighting in the NHL In a related story, his future employment under Brian Burke is now in question.. [SportsNet]
  • Sidney Crosby doesn't hate Steve Downie anymore.  [Yahoo! Sports Canada]
  • A lawsuit is claiming that a Chicago Blackhawks fan is suffering from brain damage after being hit by a puck and insists that more needs to be done to protect fans at hockey games. [CBS Chicago]
  • Are you looking for advanced stats from the major junior hockey? Look no further! [CHL Stats]
  • The Portland Winterhawks of the WHL are facing a protest over their logo from Native American group. [Yahoo! Sports Canada]
  • The idea of moving Boston's Beanpot Classic tourney to Ireland for one year is being floated. [College Hockey News]
  • The AHL has partnered with Upper Deck, the official trading card company of the NHL. [The AHL]
  • Which Lightning player is considered an analytic punching bag? Who are the players whose actual value exceeds theirs perceived value? [TSN]
  • Unique Team Traits: The Lightning had special, young talent at each position during the 2013-2014 season who anchored their team. [The Score]
  • Lightning defenseman Radko Gudas really likes mutant grass on hockey jerseys. The rest of the team? Not so much. [Tampa Bay Lightning]
  • Icethetics brought a Tampa Bay Lightning Lego Dude to the game Friday night, and it was adorable: