Quick Strikes for Tuesday, November 10th

The hockey world can be a crazy, crazy place sometimes. We have all of the links to help you make sense of it.

  • Some of the biggest news of the past 24 hours was the crazy story of the Flint Firebirds, an OHL team out of Flint, Michigan. The ownership group fired the coaching staff and the entire team walked out in response. [Winging It Motown]
  • After a dramatic 24 hours, the coaching staff of the Firebirds were reinstated, although the reunion didn't exactly seem to be a happy one. [Winging It Motown]
  • The owner of the Firebirds then issued a letter to fans that was posted on Twitter last night:
  • Moving on...A graduate student is looking for participants for research study on Tampa Bay Lightning fans. [Reddit]
  • This week's AHL Power Rankings sees the Syracuse Crunch fall four spots to 23rd in the league. [Chirps From Center Ice]
  • The Syracuse University women's ice hockey team is holding six games at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena. [Syracuse Crunch]
  • Could it be? Are the Buffalo Sabres "no longer the punching bag of the league"? [Today's Slap Shot]
  • Jordin Tootoo says Alex Burrows crossed a line during Sunday's game between the Vancouver Canucks and the New Jersey Devils. [Canucks Army]
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins are building their forward depth again, and it starts with Matt Cullen. [Pensburgh]
  • Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens is receiving out-of-town medical advice on his injury. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]
  • The Thursday Night Bible Study group at St. Mark's in Tampa is hosting a showing of the Star Wars trilogy to benefit Toys for Tots and Metropolitan Ministries. [Facebook]
  • Opinion: If the NHL wants more goals, it needs to stop going out of its way to disallow them. [Habsyes on the Prize]
  • Another opinion: One simple rule change to boost NHL scoring. [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • The Hockey Hall of Fame’s Foster Hewitt Memorial Award was presented to Nick Nickson yesterday. [LA Kings Insider]
  • NHL Photographer Bruce Bennett will be having an ask-me-anything at 9:30 this morning. [Reddit]
  • The US Women’s National Team has won the Four Nations Cup. [Stanley Cup of Chowder]
  • You might have noticed an addition to the site logos around SB Nation. It's for a good reason. [SB Nation]