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Quick Strikes for Monday, August 24

Lots of news about the CWHL and NWHL, an attempt at making history for some local girls in a town outside Utica, N.Y., and much more in our Quick Strikes.

Josh Pauls, second from left, is coaching those without disabilities at a hockey camp in Little Falls, N.J.
Josh Pauls, second from left, is coaching those without disabilities at a hockey camp in Little Falls, N.J.
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  • The Canadian Women's Hockey League held its entry draft yesterday. Here are some results from the day. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • And our very own AshonIce has collected her latest round of news from around the NWHL and CWHL. [Ash on Ice]
  • A local girls hockey team has been assembled in Clinton, N.Y., a town outside of Utica. Challenges still remain, however, for the team looking to make history as the area's first girls high school hockey team. They need to raise a minimum of $25,000 to get the program going. [Utica Observer Dispatch]
  • Josh Pauls, who has won two gold medals as a Paralympian for Team USA in sled hockey, is taking on an important role coaching kids without disabilities at a camp in Little Falls, N.J. "Hockey is hockey," Josh says. "They're standing up. I'm sitting down, that's pretty much the only difference. The concepts are the same." [CBS News]
  • A reunion after more than 25 years: Mike Bossy has been reunited with the puck in which he scored his 50th goal in 50 games. Casino magnate Gavin Maloof heard it was being auctioned off and won it back for the NHL Hall of Famer. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • Patrick Kane has been adopted as the face of USA Hockey for years now. With the recent allegations he has faced, USA Hockey must now find a new face of their organization. Who would be better than Minnesota native Zach Parise? [Rant Sports]
  • This is a great feature on Sidney Crosby, who is just a regular guy off the ice that enjoys fishing and conducting his Sidney Crosby Hockey School in his hometown of Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. [TribLive]