Quick Strikes for Monday, November 10

The future of hockey analytics, what happens if the NHL salary cap doesn't go up? How did Motown react to the shootout loss last night? Your morning reads are here.

  • Steven Stamkos is good at scoring goals, as we saw last night. One of the goals he scored last night required review because it had so much steam behind it. [SB Nation]
  • Speaking of last night's game, here is the recap from the other side. [Winging it in Motown]
  • With nine players missing from their game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, theColumbus Blue Jackets are a bit of a mess right now. They are 15th in the Eastern Conference, and it doesn't look good. [Columbus Dispatch]
  • ...and the fans can tell. [The Dark Blue Jacket]
  • Hockey analytics are here to stay. This post talks about what the future has in store for these types of statistics. [CBS Sports]
  • Future Hall of Famer Peter Forsberg established a legacy in his home country of Sweden that will not soon be forgotten. [NHL]
  • Before the Toronto Maple Leafs introduced Brendan Shanahan as their new President of Hockey Operations, the team was in talks with NHL legend Wayne Gretzky for the position. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • A struggling Canadian dollar could cause the salary cap for next yseason to remain the same. There are a few teams (hello, Chicago Blackhawks) who will be in trouble if that happens. [Spector's Hockey]

Which local news telecast covers the Lightning the best?

WFLA Newschannel 86
Bay News 93
WTSP 10 News1
WTVT Fox 134
WFTS ABC 28 Action News1
None of the Above37