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Quick Strikes for Tuesday, September 9

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Lots of fantasy goalie rankings and Ben Bishop news in your Tuesday morning linkset.

Harry How
  • Justin Goldman ranked Ben Bishop 5th in his NHL goalie rankings for fantasy hockey, and listed Andrei Vasilevskiy and Kristers Gudlevskis 2nd and 3rd for AHL goalies to keep an eye on. [NHL.com]
  • The rest of the NHL.com staff ranked Ben Bishop 8th in their own fantasy rankings. [NHL.com]
  • The New York Islanders are almost certain to have better goaltending in 2014-15 than they've had in recent seasons, which might be of interest to Tampa Bay Lightning fans as well. [ESPN]
  • ECHL officials will work the popular Traverse City prospects tournament this year. Prospects for the Tampa Bay Lightning will be playing in a separate tournament hosted by the Nashville Predators. [ECHL.com]
  • The Department of Player Safety will likely to continue to operate in a similar fashion as Brendan Shanahan hire Stephane Quintal gets the 'interim' tag removed, becoming Senior Vice President of Player Safety. [NHL.com]
  • Ben Bishop is still not quite 100% but looks on track to start the season fully healthy following extensive rehab. [Tampa Bay Times]
  • It's no secret that southern hockey markets have had their fair share of struggles. Atlanta, perhaps more than most. [Puck Daddy]
  • Carter Ashton comes in on another Toronto Maple Leafs blog's prospect rankings. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • The Arizona Coyotes will have a throwback night this year. No further word yet on release of the new Tampa Bay Lightning thirds. [Icethetics]
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs have made a lot of changes behind the scenes. But Randy Carlyle is still the head coach. [Hope in the Big Smoke]