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Quick Strikes for Sunday, March 15

News and notes from a 2-1 Tampa Bay Lightning home loss to the Winnipeg Jets and more from around the NHL.

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  • Check the recap of last night's 2-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets from the opposition point of view. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • "This is the kind of dangerous hit the league should be clamping down on and trying to eradicate from the game. Enstrom is defenseless, does not turn his back to Kucherov and should have been recognized as being in a vulnerable position." Will Nikita Kucherov face supplemental discipline? [Sportsnet]
  • Corey Masisak of NHL.com has the Tampa Bay Lightning at #4 in his latest Super 16 (power rankings) with an interesting graphic regarding what he calls "That Line ... of Triplets". [NHL]
  • Will Jonathan Drouin's ice time continue to creep upwards? He skated 12:56 in total last night including nearly two minutes of power play time and recorded an assist on Tampa Bay's lone goal. Adam Proteau argues Tampa Bay's plan for development with Drouin was a wise one. [The Hockey News]
  • Drouin's former Halifax teammate -- last year's Calder winner, Nathan MacKinnon -- and his "sophomore slump". [Faceoff Circle]
  • Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne got his 200th win last night. Check in with former Raw Charger Clare Austin, who is now with InGoal Magazine. [InGoalMag]
  • The Calgary Flames are a tough team to peg this season. Kent Wilson does a good job of re-framing the debate around a tricky team to evaluate this season. [Flames Nation]
  • It might seem tough to believe but most CWHL players actually ended up owing their teams money at the conclusion of their season. [ESPN]