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Quick Strikes for Friday, June 24

The NHL gets a little crazy with trade rumors, we give you the links to get you ready for tonight's draft, Las Vegas prepares for its inaugural season and more in this morning's reads.

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  • Bolt Prospects has their official 2016 draft preview posted. Go check it out to get an idea on what to expect tonight. [Bolt Prospects]
  • Ben Bishop expressed his desire to remain in Tampa long term. [Today's Slapshot]
  • Tom Jones has an overview of how the expansion draft will impact the Lighting. []
  • After acquiring Keith Yandle's negotiation rights via trade, the Florida Panthers signed the 29 year old defender to a seven year $44.5 million deal. [Litter Box Cats]
  • The Panthers remained active trading forward Rocco Grimaldi for goalie Reto Barra. [Litter Box Cats]
  • According to multiple reports, the Anaheim Ducks are shopping defender Cam Fowler ahead of tonight's draft. [Anaheim Calling]
  • Marc Bergevin did his best to quiet the trade rumors surrounding PK Subban, which makes sense because trading PK Subban would be insane. [Eyes on the Prize]
  • The Edmonton Oilers have been rumored to trade just about everyone on their roster except Conor McDavid so far this offseason. [Copper and Blue]
  • The folks at On The Forecheck have their super schedule numbers with total travel milage and back to back information for next season posted. [On the Forecheck]
  • Austin Matthews is ready for the intense spotlight that will focus on him as soon as the Leafs take him with the first overall pick tonight. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • One of the co-owners of the Nashville Predators is suing the other co-owner. [On the Forecheck]
  • The redesign of the Maple Leafs' jersey leaked yesterday afternoon. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • The expansion team in Las Vegas likely won't make any decisions on a name or logo until at least September. [The Sin Bin]
  • If Mats Zuccarello is your favorite hockey player and Britney Spears is your favorite singer, you really need to click on this link. [Blue Shirt Banter]
  • Jonathan Toews hiking shirtless in the desert might be just the thing you need to get your morning started off right. [Second City Hockey]