Quick Strikes for Friday, August 12th

The Bolts might be in on Jimmy Vesey, Roy resigns from the Avs, Las Vegas leaks potential team names, and more in this morning’s reads.

The Bolts

  • Adrian Dater reported that the Lightning might be in on the Jimmy Vesey sweepstakes. [Twitter]/
  • Anyone up for a throwback? Check out this piece on Alex Selivanov’s time in Tampa. [Roar of Thunder]/

The Crunch

  • Lindsay Cramer looks at how James Wisniewski’s presence in camp might impact the defensive depth in Syracuse. [Syracuse.com]/

The League

  • Avalanche coach Patrick Roy resigns citing not having enough input in the direction of the team [Mile High Hockey]
  • Avs fans don’t seem too upset by the announcement. [Mile High Hockey]
  • I wonder how Red Wings are reacting to the news...Oh. [Wingin’ It In Motown]
  • What about Habs fans....Oh....Well then. [Eyes on the Prize]
  • In other Jimmy Vesey news, the Rangers are also in the race to sign the young forward. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • In an article surprisingly not related to either Roy or Vesey, Copper & Blue looks at how Adam Larsson performed against different competition last year [Copper & Blue]
  • Hannah Stuart looks at the ways in which some players are structuring their contracts to protect themselves in the event of a lockout. [Today’s Slapshot]
  • Montreal plans to limit Carey Price’s starts next year to help keep him healthy. [InGoal Magazine]
  • The new Las Vegas franchise adds a capologist to the front office. [Sin Bin]
  • In More Vegas news, a list of potential team names leaked today. [Today’s Slapshot]
  • ICYMI: Some guy (maybe it was me) wrote a piece on dangerous passes using the passing project data. [NHL Numbers]/

The Game