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Quick Strikes for Monday, December 14

Some questions for Alex Killorn, a Cyber Monday deal from the Syracuse Crunch, a new coach in Pittsburgh and much more in today’s Quick Strikes.

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  • Some light reading to start off your Monday morning - an interview with Alex Killorn featured in Sunday's Tampa Bay Times, where he discussed his favorite Christmas gift and his guilty pleasure. Plus, an interesting section about the new coaching challenge rule. [Tampa Bay Times]
  • There is a little more than two months before the NHL trade deadline. Deadline day could be made interesting if Steven Stamkos hasn't signed an extension with the Lightning by then. [Ottawa Sun]
  • The Grand Rapids Griffins continue to show no mercy in the AHL, extending their win streak to 10 games with a win over the Rockford IceHogs. [Winging it in Motown]
  • The Syracuse Crunch have a Cyber Monday deal going on right now until Dec. 21. The deal, which includes two tickets for the Dec. 26 game against the Springfield Falcons, two more ticket vouchers and a Crunch scarf. [Syracuse Crunch Official Site]
  • Henrik Lundqvist has been living up to his moniker, playing like a king this season. That is a blessing and a curse, though, as it has been masking some of the problems the Rangers have faced. [Today's Slapshot]
  • 3-on-3 overtime has been wildly popular among fans. In response to this, a Twitter bot has been created. [Twitter]
  • You may remember Mike Sullivan from his days in Tampa alongside John Tortorella. Well, he is the new head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins after Mike Johnston was fired along with assistant Gary Agnew. [Pensburgh]
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs will mark their centennial season with a complete rebranding. This will include a change to their uniforms and logo, something that has remained constant since the 1987-88 season. [Blue and White Brotherhood]