Quick strikes and links for Monday, July 9th, 2012

Lightning News

  • Our friend Mike Gallimore of Electric Blue Hockey Test is joining Chad, Pete and Tim over at Bolt Prospects as staff. Congrats, Mike. [Bolt Prospects]
  • Speaking of Mr. Gallimore, Mike has a wrap-up of the Development Camp and observations from Day Five [Electric Blue Hockey Test]
  • After Norfolk's impressive run last season with Jon Cooper at the helm, Coop found himself to be a man drawing interest from the NHL. [TBO]
  • Hockey Prospectus ranks the Lightning organization in the top-10 in its prospect rankings. [Hockey Prospectus/

NHL News

  • Former NHL head coach Larry Robinson is back behind teh bench, joining the San Jose Sharks coaching staff as an assistant [San Jose Mercury News]
  • There's discontent in Anaheim over GM Bob Murray and where the franchise has gone under Murray's leadership. How much discontent?? Fans are petitioning ownership to fire the guy. [Anaheim Calling]
  • The NHL Network has a major flaw: while other cable networks have started to create new summer content (shows specifically to run in summer), the NHL Network is lost in re-runs. Steve Lepore spoke with several SB Nation hockey writers to get their input on what would be ideal to remedy the summer of reruns problem [SB Nation]
  • Free agent Shane Doan remains on the market, and will start exploring options outside of Phoenix. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • The New York Islanders arena situation is so warped, it's inspiring satire. Hooray, satire! [Lighthouse Hockey]