Quick Strikes for Monday, July 18

Arby’s, Johnny Cash and #RelationshipGoals. Yup.

  • Alex Killorn’s seven-year contract extension means only one thing: Arby’s? Arby’s! And some unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks for two of the Triplets.
  • Rapid fire with Victor Hedman: Why he wears 77, his first big purchase and getting his driver’s license. [The Hockey News]
  • PK Subban’s 76-hour introduction to Nashville included singing Johnny Cash at Tootsies, the world famous lounge. [predators.nhl.com]
  • The NHL’s first player of color was a Chinese player named Larry Kwong. In 1948, he was thrown out on the ice with none other than Maurice "The Rocket" Richard. [MacLean’s]
  • Five ways to make Hockey Night in Canada better. #4: New intermission segment: Brendan Shanahan literally drinking a giant mug of tears of every other fanbase in Canada. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • The Red Wings’ power play experienced a big drop-off last season from the year before. What went wrong? A look at their ideal power play. [Winging It in Motown]
  • The Great One celebrated his 28th wedding anniversary. Can you say #RelationshipGoals?

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Out of the 29 other active NHL teams, which franchise do you take the least amount of interest in?

Anaheim Ducks1
Arizona Coyotes30
Boston Bruins4
Buffalo Sabres1
Calgary Flames10
Carolina Hurricanes10
Chicago Blackhawks6
Colorado Avalanche2
Columbus Blue Jackets14
Dallas Stars1
Detroit Red Wings1
Edmonton Oilers8
Florida Panthers0
Los Angeles Kings3
Minnesota Wild8
Montreal Canadiens2
Nashville Predators1
New Jersey Devils6
New York Islanders2
New York Rangers0
Ottawa Senators7
Philadelphia Flyers1
Pittsburgh Penguins2
San Jose Sharks2
St. Louis Blues0
Toronto Maple Leafs7
Vancouver Canucks19
Washington Capitals2
Winnipeg Jets44