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Quick Strikes for Saturday August 6

Koekkoek on the doorstep of NHL stardom, Lawsuits, Heritage Classic news, and much more!

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

  • Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman  Slater Koekkoek is working hard to try and secure a roster spot out of training camp. [Tampa Bay Lightning]
  • Whoever said Florida isn't a hockey state has never been to Tampa. Bolts on the verge of reaching season ticket limit. [Tampa Business Journal]
  • As the Bolts on-ice roster begins to take shape, so does the off-ice team. Here is a look at the 2016-2017 "Lightning Girls". [Tampa Bay Lightning]
  • Former Syracuse Crunch D-man Aaron Rome has filed a lawsuit against the NHL after career ending injury. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Crunch rival Utica Comets have added Jason King to their coaching staff. [CBC News]
  • Las Vegas expansion team inching closer to revealing team name and logo. [Las Vegas Review Journal]
  • The Heritage Classic will be much more than a hockey game for fans, players, and alumni of Winnipeg. [NHL]
  • The Carolina Hurricanes are much closer to being a playoff contender than most would imagine.[Today's Slapshot]
  • SUNY Oswego alum Eric Selleck is heading to Tuscon. [Today's Slapshot]