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Quick Strikes: Tampa Bay Lightning continue to win and re-write the history books

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Seriously, is there a record they haven’t broken yet?

NHL: Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

The Bolts

The Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes in a four-goal third period comeback. There was plenty of records to share across the roster and coaching staff.

The Tampa Bay Lightning scored four unanswered goals in the third period on the road against the Carolina Hurricanes to snatch a 6-3 victory on Thursday night. The win was head coach Jon Cooper’s 300th of his career in only game number 500. [Raw Charge]

The Lightning set more records last night:

Everyone hit individual milestones! Even Cooper!

Are we sure Kuch is human?

Before dawn yesterday, the NHL announced the Bolts would be playing two games in Sweden next season. Victor Hedman was especially excited (pay-walled):

“It’s just going to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience,” Hedman said. “I get to go over there with my team and my teammates and spend some time in my home country during the season. It’s going to be something I’ll cherish forever.” [The Athletic]

The Prospects

Otto Somppi had a gorgeous goal:

Syracuse gave a throwback shoutout:

The Game

NHL Network will be showing the Clarkson Cup!

A great initiative in Vancouver about girls’ hockey (pay-walled):

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin tried to shoot t-shirts onto the ice (which I’m pretty sure is the opposite of what you’re supposed to do):

Minor league hockey parents are at it again:

And finally, speaking of minor league hockey parents, they’re getting quite creative with names: