Quick strikes and links for Monday, July 16th, 2012
Welcome to the doldrums....
- The post-draft rankings of Tampa Bay Lightning prospects are out [Bolt Prospects]
- Players give their approval to the Lightning's offseason moves [Tampa Bay Times]
- The new scoreboard that will be installed at Times Palace is the absolute definition of "high-definition" [Tampa Bay Times]
- ...But it ain't going in until September because the Bolts have been evicted for the summer. A deconstruction/renovation of the Forum has begun [Tampa Bay Times]
- The Bolts have begun their search for the 2012-13 Lightning Girls team [Tampa Bay Lightning]
- The aftermath of the Dion Phaneuf trade to the Toronto Maple Leafs [Leafs Nation]
- James Gralin reacts to the owners initial offer to the NHLPA [Jerseys and Hockey Love]
- ...And someone on the inside has a very, very dark prediction with thanks to the league's initial offer [Pro Hockey Talk]
- AHL goaltenders versus NHL level talent. Just how did promoted goalies handle things when playing at the top-level? [NHL Numbers]
How confident are you that there will be a 2012-13 NHL season?