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Quick Strikes for Sunday, March 22

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An update on local product Clay Witt + news and notes from around the NHL for your Sunday Quick Strikes.

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  • Local product Clay Witt has signed an ATO with the Adirondack Flames. [The Post Star]
  • Are you listening to the podcast put together by our friends over at Bolt Prospects? You should be. Latest episode here. [Bolt Prospects]
  • Eight burning questions as the NHL regular season draws closer to its end. [USA Today]
  • As far as "consolation prizes" go, Jack Eichel ain't a bad one. [SB Nation]
  • True enforcers are a dying breed in today's NHL; Brian McGratton is another pugilist trying to adapt his game to stay in the lineup. [Calgary Sun]
  • What will Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall do with his underachieveing team (and a few assets acquired from the Tampa Bay Lightning)? [Philly.com]
  • The Canadian dollar continues to affect future projections of the NHL's salary cap. Teams banking on a lot of space in the coming years might have to retool their plans. [Spector's Hockey]
  • You may have seen some goaltending analysts or goaltending-centric bloggers mention the "Royal Road". Here's a good breakdown of what that means and some analysis of shot quality. [MSG]
  • The Florida Panthers are still scratching and clawing to stay in the playoff hunt. They beat the Boston Bruins -- who the Lightning face today -- 2-1 in a shootout on Saturday. [Litterbox Cats]