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Quick Strikes for Sunday, August 30

News and notes from around the NHL in your Sunday links.

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  • Tampa Bay Lightning 2015 draft pick Jonne Tammela has opted to stay in Finland rather than coming over to the OHL and playing for the Peterborough Petes with fellow Lightning prospects Dominik Masin and Matthew Spencer. [Peterborough Examiner]
  • Fantasy hockey outlook for some of Tampa Bay's big names. [NHL.com]
  • Lots of ruminations and reflections to sort through on hockey legend Al Arbour. [Islanders Point Blank]
  • Some thoughts from Grapes, too. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • Think there should be a dedicated media outlet for covering women's sports that also compensates the content creators financially? Support the "Victory Press"! [Indiegogo]
  • The "Thermometer Problem", and applying analytics practically on the coaching level. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]
  • The University of North Dakota will have a new nickname soon, but "UND" or simply "North Dakota" -- the name they've used over the past three seasons -- won't be an option heading into a public vote. [Grand Forks Herald]
  • Our friends from Florida Panthers blog Litter Box Cats have their own Top 25 Under 25 underway if you want to see how their youth compares with that for the Tampa Bay Lightning. [Litter Box Cats]
  • Neat story about a youth speedskater-turned-hockey player for the Everett Silvetips of the WHL. [Herald Net]