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Quick Strikes for Friday, September 19

Patrick Kane dominated the news yesterday, but we've got some other reads for your Friday links, too.

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  • I'll just use SCH's headline without comment: "Patrick Kane makes statement in tone deaf, unnecessary press conference appearance". [Second City Hockey]
  • Other Chicago Blackhawks blogs and online communities feel similarly. [TCI]
  • Former Blackhawk Dan Carcillo is officially calling it a career. [The Player's Tribune]
  • Steven Stamkos is so much more than just a sniper. [TSN]
  • As always, lots of good bits in Elliot Friedman's 30 Thoughts -- including the sense around the league being "we'll believe he's a free agent when we see it". [Sportsnet]
  • Tampa Bay lot out on the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championships, but Buffalo is a finalist. [Syracuse.com]
  • The NHL is going to use concussion spotters this year and ... what? [Hockey in Society]
  • It's weird to link a links post in a links post but this collection has a lot of good material on P.K. Subban and his $10 million donation to the Montreal Children's Hospital. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs cashed in on a cadre of prospects, landing Michael Grabner from the New York Islanders. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • Some thing the Isles didn't get good value in return. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • More analysis of the deal. [The Leafs Nation]
  • Clayton Stoner killed a grizzly bear, and now he's facing five criminal charges. [Puck Daddy]
  • Dany Heatley has signed in the top German ice hockey league. His NHL career is likely over. [NBC]
  • USA Hockey has released the divisions for the upcoming prospects game at Compuware Arena. [Detroit Free Press]
  • Meet Bo Reichenback -- the newest member of the USA Ice Sledge Hockey team. [Paralympic.org]
  • Max Sauve is headed to the University of Vermont. [Burlington Free Press]
  • There's a new junior hockey team in Vancouver -- the Vancouver Rangers. [The Columbian]