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Quick Strikes for Friday, September 25

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More Patrick Kane coverage, some Tampa Bay Lightning notes and news from around the world of hockey for Friday's links.

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  • "The NHL has a responsibility to suspend Patrick Kane". [SB Nation]
  • Tampa Bay Lightning goaltending prospect Kristers Gudlevskis is most known for nearly stunning Canada at the Sochi Olympics. ""That was the past, the greatest moment in my life," Gudlev­skis said. "Nobody can take it away from me. But it's time to make a new future." [Tampa Bay Times]
  • With the unexpected injury to wunderkind Andrei Vasilevskiy, this has been an opportunity not only for Gudlevskis, but for first-year full-time pro Adam Wilcox as well. [Tampa Tribune]
  • GM Steve Yzerman wants to keep Stamkos contract talks "private". [Hockey Buzz]
  • Latest edition of the Bolt Prospects podcast is up. [Bolt Prospects]
  • It's always fun to see the team you cheer for win, but we're in preseason, and wins are meaningless. And winning isn't what the preseason is for. [The Pink Puck]
  • Do skill and speed trump toughness? Tanner Glass has a battle ahead to make Alain Vigneault's New York Rangers team. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • An official rebrand has happened, as the partnership between the Montreal Canadiens of the NHL and the Montreal Stars of the CWHL sees the women's pro team renamed as the Montreal Canadiennes. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]
  • Jonathan Roy, son of Patrick, is giving up the goal stick for a guitar. [InGoal]
  • This fantasy hockey experts mock draft has Lightning center Steven Stamkos going 3rd overall after Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby. [CBS Sports]
  • Rumor has it NHL's GameCenter Live service -- complete with new, lower-priced single-team packages -- should become available starting this weekend. [Reddit]
  • UND men's hockey adjusts to life without head coach Dave Hakstol, now head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. [Grand Forks Herald]
  • Team Plante topped Team Roenick at the 4th annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game in Buffalo. [USA Hockey]