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Quick Strikes for Friday, April 24 -- "Did that really just happen?" Edition

The Tampa Bay Lightning pulled off an unlikely comeback on Thursday night, scoring three consecutive goals to claw back from a 2-0 hole in the third period and avoid a 3-1 series hole against the Detroit Red Wings.

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  • First and foremost -- Dave Mishkin is very, very good at his job. Listen to his call of Tyler Johnson's OT winner. [Bolts Radio]
  • This ain't Winnipeg, so you don't get a star, but good on ya, Lightning fans.
  • More on the so-called "Miracle in Motown". [Bolt Prospects]
  • Recap from the other side, with notes on the status of the injured Luke Glendening. [Winging it in Motown]
  • In which "best coach in the NHL" Mike Babcock blames the Glendening injury for the loss. [Detroit Free Press]
  • Coincidentally, this FanShot on WiiM would also seem to suggest that the Game 4 result bodes well for the Lightning. [Winging it in Motown]
  • As the Lightning series moves back to Amalie Arena, the AHL Syracuse Crunch get ready for a playoff series of their own. []
  • Matt Peca has been a shot in the arm for Syracuse's offense, which has struggled at times this season, especially with Vlad Namestnikov out of the lineup or in Tampa Bay. []