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Quick Strikes for Sunday, August 9

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

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  • The nomination/application period for 2015-16 Tampa Bay Lightning community heroes is open! [Tampa Bay Lightning]
  • Lightning Shout launches a new summer series on bold predictions for the upcoming Lightning season, beginning with one about forward Nikita Kucherov. [Lightning Shout]
  • Former Tampa Bay Lightning forward Ruslan Fedotenko has kept the dream of returning to the NHL -- at age 36 -- alive. He's in the Minnesota organization with the AHL Iowa Wild. [Des Moines Register]
  • Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman is seeded #1 in this online poll to determine "Detroit Sports Modern MVP". [Click on Detroit]
  • How the Tampa Bay Buccaneers got roasted for their female demographic-targeting "RED" campaign while the Tampa Bay Lightning avoid criticism for similar tactics. [Tampa Bay Times]
  • Presumptive top 2016 pick Auston Matthews is headed overseas to play his draft-eligible season ... should more prospects do the same? [Hockey Buzz]
  • Introducing "A Hockey City", a hockey-themed online comic strip. [Eyes on the Prize]
  • On goaltenders and aging in the NHL. [InGoal]