Quick Strikes: Bolts Family Carnival Edition

Third annual family-friendly event takes place at Amalie Arena.

The Bolts held their third annual Bolts Family Carnival. Were you there? We want to hear your stories! Comment here or tweet us at @RawCharge. We’re sharing some of our favorite photos from Twitter.

That dress!

In other news, Joel Vermin and Byron Froese were reassigned to the Crunch. [TampaBayLightning.com]

The League

The Blue Jackets have clinched a postseason berth. It’s the third time in team history and the first time since 2014. John Tortorella has really turned the team around. [Jackets Cannon]

Another former Bolts coach finding success: How Guy Boucher has led the Senators’ resurgence. [The Canadian Press]

Hat trick. First to 40 goals. That’s Sidney Crosby. [Pensburgh]

Bruce Boudreau does not want to answer your question.

Cam Talbot is excelling in net for the Oilers despite his heavy workload. [NHL.com]

12-year-old Nick Paccione made his broadcasting debut as he called the first period of the Devils game after winning a contest. [NHL.com]

In even more cute kids news, 4-year-old Gracie popped the question to Anthony Duclair. [Fox Sports]

The Game

The Buffalo Beauts upset the Boston Pride to win the Isobel Cup. [espnW]

USA Hockey and representatives of the women's national team are meeting today to discuss a wage dispute that may lead to players staying home for the world championships that’s taking place on home soil no less. [The Associated Press]