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Quick Strikes for Thursday, October 22, 2015

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Vasy's back soon, baby news galore, and taking a look at the 'Lumbus situation as well as other news from around the league in today's edition of Quick Strikes.

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  • Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy was removed from blood thinners and is set to return to practice next week. [Tampa Bay Times]
  • The Tampa Bay Lightning have loaned forward Brian Hart to the Greenville Swamp Rabbits of the ECHL. [Syracuse Crunch]
  • Profiling Syracuse Crunch forward Adam Erne: "I just want to be the best I can be and learn as much as I can" [Bolt Prospects]
  • The Calgary Flames are interested in Steven Stamkos, but is it a good idea for them (even if Tampa would trade him)? [Flames Nation]
  • When goaltenders just can't take anymore - a how-to guide for getting revenge. [Grantland]
  • The Ontario Hockey League announced the Team OHL rosters for the 2015 CHL Canada Russia Series. [Ontario Hockey League]
  • Angela and Carey Price officially announced they're expecting a baby in Spring 2016. [By Angela]
  • Speaking of babies, congratulations to Stephanie and Patrice Bergeron on the arrival of their son, Zach. [Stanley Cup of Chowder]
  • The Flames placed goaltender Karri Ramo on waivers. [Matchsticks and Gasoline]
  • Analyzing the NHL's top lines around the league. [NHL Numbers]
  • Canucks Army will co-host a Vancouver Hockey Analytics Conference on April 9, 2016 [Canucks Army]
  • Paul Stastny diagnosed with a broken foot - out minimally five weeks. [St Louis Game Time]
  • Connor McDavid will be featured in an upcoming edition of 60 Minutes. [Copper and Blue]
  • The Florida Panthers have named Hal Gill as Manager of Player Development. [Litter Box Cats]
  • The Columbus Blue Jackets have fired Todd Richards and replaced him with John Tortorella. The Vancouver Canucks will receive a compensatory second round pick sometime with in the next few years. [Canucks Army]
  • Taking a look at the Todd Richards' firing and John Tortorella hiring from a numbers perspective. [Hockey Graphs]
  • Examining masculinity and respectability politics in professional sports and taking a look at hockey culture. [Victory Press]