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Quick Strikes for Tuesday, October 27th

Hockey news, links, and media from around the community. Let's share a cup of coffee together while we talk hockey.

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  • Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop is banged up and needs a break after starting 10 games during the month of October. [Tampa Bay Times]
  • The Syracuse Crunch fall 10 spots in one blogger's Power Rankings after they've lost four games in a row. [Chirps From Center Ice]
  • Crunch defenseman and Lightning prospect Anthony DeAngelo scored his first AHL goal this past Sunday in Rochester:
  • Crunch forward and Lightning prospect Adam Erne, who is out 4-6 weeks with an upper-body injury, posted this yesterday:
  • Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau's days behind the bench might be numbered. Former Syracuse Crunch head coach Trent Yawney enters the discussion. [Anaheim Calling]
  • Former Crunch forward and former Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Gordon dishes on what it was like being a teammate of Teemu Selanne. [Russian Machine Never Breaks]
  • The Detroit Red Wings have injuries. Lots and lots of injuries. [Winging It Motown]
  • Panther Aleksander Barkov will be out for two to four weeks. [Litter Box Cats]
  • Another injury? Yup. Thomas Hickey of the New York Islanders will be out for at least a month with a lower-body injury. [IslandersPointBlank]
  • And the hits just keep on coming: Buffalo Sabres winger Evander Kane is out 4-6 weeks with an MCL injury. [Die By the Blade]
  • FOX Sports Florida's Craig Minervini chats with Florida Panthers defenseman Willie Mitchell:
  • Mitchell tweeted on Friday night he would sponsor 14-year-old Freyja Reed after she was told to stop protesting about the fish farming company who sponsors her soccer league. [CBC]
  • The NHL needs to acknowledge the different needs of men and women as fans and participants in hockey culture. [Copper & Blue]
  • Raw Charge contributor George FitzGerald discusses the new crop of skaters who are establishing themselves as the next wave of Russian stars. [From Russia With Glove]
  • GIF maker Stephanie Vail was profiled by Frank Seravalli. [TSN]