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Quick Strikes for Wednesday, May 27

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Quick Strikes with news and links for Wednesday, May 27.

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  • Tampa Bay Lightning forward Brian Boyle was mic'ed up for Game 5 vs. the New York Rangers. [CBS Sports]
  • Does the Lightning need more from Ryan Callahan? [TSN]
  • From 2013: How the hell did a former lawyer end up coaching an NHL team? [Grantland]
  • The Syracuse Crunch coaching staff is expected to be the same next year, and head coach Rob Zettler sees both positives and room for improvement coming off of this past season. [Syracuse.com]
  • The AHL is currently accepting bids on a signed Syracuse Crunch jersey issued to current Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin. [EBay]
  • Ex-Syracuse Cruncher Tom Sestito has taken a step back from hockey, but is still "plotting ways to prove (the) Vancouver (organization) wrong." [Syracuse.com]
  • The Ducks/Blackhawks series is exhilarating in all of its craziness. [Deadspin]
  • There's a new analytical model for prospects and amateur scouting. [Canucks Army]
  • Advanced stats are killing the romance of hockey. [VanCityBuzz]
  • Sucking the joy out of hockey: NHL playoff narratives vs. analytics. [Puck Daddy]