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Quick Strikes for Thursday,

Hurting Tampa Bay goes to Boston, Anthony DeAngelo is having quite the season, Devan Dubynk - Folk hero, and the magic of the Zamboni! Your game day reading is here.

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  • On the heels of his performance at Bell Centre in Montreal on Tuesday, ESPN shines the spotlight on the TKO trio's Russian right wing, Nikita Kucherov. [ESPN]
  • TD Garden and the Bruins have been a challenge for the Lightning the past few years, who haven't won a regular season game since March 25th, 2010 in the building. [Tampabay.com]
  • Tuesday gave the Lightning a thrilling victories and banged-up players; Ondrej Palat, Cedric Paquette and Braydon Coburn all missed practice yesterday and are up in the air for tonight against the B's. [Tampabay.com]
  • Speaking of which, there's a watch party tonight - officially thrown by the Lightning - at Hablo Taco in Channelside Bay Plaza. [620 WDAE]
  • Meanwhile in the junior ranks, 2014 first round draft pick Anthony DeAngelo is having one heck of a season. [Tampa Bay Lightning]
  • While Syracuse Crunch fans might fear recalls by the Lightning in light of their injury woes, what season ticket holders shouldn't fear is calls in general about renewing season tickets. Eric Neilson and Mike Blunden are great at that job (with video). [Syracuse.com]
  • Goaltender Devan Dubynk has not only resurrected the Minnesota Wild season (he's 19-4-1, has a 1.67 GAA and a .937 save percentage in 25 games)... The trade has become so legendary that they're writing music about it! [Hockey Wilderness]
  • Speaking of trades, Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler confesses the awkwardness of being moved and adjustments to life after being trade. [The Players Tribune]
  • NHL teams making changes to their uniform system usually gets revealed around now - not the unveiling but the news of the moves. Well, it's a little later than normal but plans are trickling out from the usual dependable source reporting on what's in store. [Icethetics]
  • You already know Gary Roberts post-career specialty is training; he works with the likes of Steven Stamkos and others in the off-season in Toronto. He's just been hired to coordinate the regimen in a new facility being opened by the Pittsburgh Penguins. [Trib Live]
  • The magical world of the Zamboni! How do they do that thing they do and resurface the ice? [Cleveland.com]
  • Looking for something different to do? Love hockey? How about heli-hockey? [RK Heli-Ski]