- The NHL has announced an official schedule for arbitration for the 24 players who are in the process... Alex Killorn is scheduled for next week (July 20) and Vladislav Namestnikov is slated for July 29. [NHLPA]
- Just a domain name aspect of note. [Tampacuse.com]
- Ever thought of venturing to Syracuse to check out the Crunch and experience the central-upstate New York town? A few years ago we ran a helping-hand article for those who intended to do just that... [Raw Charge]
- Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin is in the spotlight due to recent transactions as well as the state of Le Bleu, Blanc et Rogue. Bergevin did an interview with NHL.com - which gets dissected by Justin Blades and fans in comments on... [Eyes on the Prize]
- It plays out in team sports all the time: The public gives scrutiny to someone in charge and a wide berth to another element in management who has a direct hand in the state of affairs for a sports team. In this case, Joel Quenneville of the Chicago Blackhawks in the crosshairs while Stan Bowman is under less. [Second City Hockey]
- It's Blackhawks focused and speculation but the topic of chatter that may draw your click-thru: "I don't know how to be any clearer on this: If Richard Panik is on your top six, your top six sucks." [The Committed Indian]
- It turns out Dale Tallon is not one of the candidates to helm the Las Vegas NHL expansion team (side note: I could use a better temporary nickname for them). This raises a few questions regarding direction in the search. [The Sin Bin]
- The Calgary Flames was on radio in Philadelphia. He also talked about going "closer to home" in the future. Home happens to be southern New Jersey... [Flames from 80 Feet Above]
- Coming soon: "The Russian Five": A documentary on a piece of NHL history... [Facebook]
- ...which will have an appearance by someone you know.
Steve Yzerman on the set of the Russian Five movie pic.twitter.com/bW8vtUJ0IR— Dan Milstein (@danmilstein) July 11, 2016
- Landon Bow is another big man goalie (6'5") and due to make his pro debut this season with the Texas Stars of the AHL... He also excels at basics in his style. [Wrong Side of the Red Line]
- If you hadn't already heard the news, Place Bell in Laval, Quebec will be the host city for the Canadiens AHL franchise come 2017-18. [Montréal Canadiens]
- The ECHL is re-arranging for 2016-17.... Yes, that's right: Realignment is alive. [ECHL]
Quick Strikes for Tuesday, July 12
Arbitration dates, forthcoming movies, scouring an interview of Marc Bergevin and gauging the GM search in Las Vegas.