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Quick Strikes for Thursday, September 10

World Cup of Hockey hype, Boston women's hockey, PTOs, and adorable kids. What more could you want in a link dump?

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  • Tyler Johnson's wrist is feeling good. He joined an informal workout Wednesday morning and looked comfortable doing drills and taking shots. [Tampa Bay Times]
  • Looking to expand your Facebook Tampa Bay Lightning news? You should give Erik Erlendsson with the Tampa Tribune a "like". [Facebook]
  • Schedule and roster released for the Lightning rookie camp. [TBO.com]
  • Both Tyler Johnson and Ben Bishop are on the projected roster for Team USA in the World Cup of Hockey. [NHL.com]
  • And not to be left out, Steven Stamkos is projected to be on the roster for Team Canada. [NHL.com]
  • Goalie Kristers Gudlevskis' time to shine is now. With Andrei Vasilevskiy out, the back-up spot (and future contract) are his to lose. [Lightning Shout]
  • USA Hockey's National Team Development Program is moving to Plymouth. Last week, Dylan St. Cyr and his mother, former Canadian goaltender Manon Rhéaume attended the program's orientation. [Hometown Life]
  • Boston is set to become the only North American city with two competing franchises in professional women's hockey leagues as both the Boston Blades (CWHL) and Boston Pride (NWHL) will start their seasons next month. [NECN]
  • Bride allows groom to pick a St. Louis Blues wedding theme. Horrible decision, in my opinion, but alas. [Fox 2 Now]
  • Gophers name Connor Reilly, Hudson Fasching and Jake Bischoff as alternate captains for the 2015-2016 season. [Star Tribune]
  • The schedule was announced for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. It will be a 2-week tournament, featuring over 150 players from the NHL. Live coverage will be done by Sportsnet and TVA Sports in Canada and ESPN in the US. [NHL.com]
  • Also, expect the World Cup to bring some money in. Rumor has it that there could be upwards of $200 million to be split between the league and player's association. [Buffalo News]
  • Despite no contract for Brock Nelson, John Tavares believes he will be at training camp. [Islanders Point Blank]
  • After hip surgery, Vancouver Canucks head coach Willie Desjardin aims to be back for the season's opening night. [Canucks Army]
  • Prepare for adorable! Kids learn to play hockey in a "Learn to Play" event sponsored by the Juneau Douglas Ice Association and Treadwell Ice Arena [KTOO]
  • Slava Voynov set to face a deportation hearing. He does remain suspended by the NHL and LA Kings, pending the outcome of the hearing. [Sports Illustrated]
  • David "often injured" Booth has been invited by the Florida Panthers to attend camp on a PTO contract. He was traded from the Panthers to the Vancouver Canucks in 2011 and spent last year with the Toronto Maple Leafs. [Litter Box Cats]
  • If you're interested in fantasy hockey, make sure you check out Daily Faceoff. They're breaking down the divisions, starting with the Atlantic (and starts with the team that they think will win the division, so make sure to check it out. You'll be happy you did.) [Daily Faceoff]
  • Chris Phillips may be looking at retirement after the Ottawa Senators announce he has a cracked disc in his back. [Hooked on Hockey]