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Quick Strikes for Tuesday, September 27

The preseason starts for Tampa Bay today, but your morning linkage highlights some antics from Fan Fest, the World Cup of Hockey (not final results) and other reads to start your Tuesday.

James Wisniewski
James Wisniewski
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The Bolts

  • While the signing of Nikita Nesterov was yesterday, a defensive addition in James Wisniewski might have a bigger influence on the Bolts this season? [Tampa Bay Times]
  • Maybe you heard about Lightning Fan Fest on Sunday? Did you hear that General Manager Steve Yzerman participated in a little media foray during the event? Wanna see? Video provided! [Lightning Shout]
  • It's a big deal, though, when a world class gentleman such as Jeff Vinik participates in the same type of interview event. That was the deal on Sunday. Watch it here. [Lightning Shout]
  • Oh, that guy who used to wear #4 for the Lightning also spoke to the media on Sunday. No, it was not Cory Cross. [Lightning Shout]

The Crunch

  • While there is more discussion about the subject elsewhere in Quick Strikes, here the story is simply how the Crunch are due to lose a long time rival in 2017-18... []


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