Quick Strikes for Tuesday, November 17th

Hockey news and links to go with your morning coffee in this edition of Quick Strikes.

  • Contributors for Raw Charge participated in a mock expansion draft for the Tampa Bay Lightning. [The Sin Bin]
  • 10 questions to ponder at the Lightning's 20th game mark. [Lightning Shout]
  • Syracuse Crunch goalie and Lightning prospect Adam Wilcox earned a spotlight after this past weekend. [Tampa Bay Lightning]
  • Check in with the Crunch's Movember efforts. [Syracuse Crunch]
  • The Crunch are again participating in a Change for Change initiative that aims to raise money for pediatric cancer research at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital and help improve the odds for children with cancer. [Go Fund Me]
  • Crunch defenseman Joey Mormina has been suspended for one game by the AHL as a consequence of an illegal check to the head of an opponent in a game vs. Binghamton on Nov. 13. [American Hockey League]
  • The Crunch is up 10 spots to number 13 in one blogger's AHL Power Rankings. [Chirps from Center Ice]
  • Some rather flattering words about Lightning prospect Brayden Point:
  • Syracuse's Brent Axe, who often champions Raw Charge and the Crunch, has a new expanded time slot for his radio show on ESPN Syracuse:
  • A recent AHL game matched a record set by the Crunch way back during it's first-ever game in 1994:
  • Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes might just be poised to breakout this season. [Canes & Coffee]
  • The goaltending depth of the Montreal Canadiens was shown off in a unique and not very positive way this past weekend. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]
  • Are there players out there who hurt their teams more than others by being in the penalty box? [On the Forecheck]
  • 700 Words on 700 Games: Love Letters to Kopi. [Jewels from the Crown]
  • All 30 NHL teams get a jersey redesign. [Imgur]
  • A handful of news and information from the QMJHL, including the firing of former Lightning and Crunch assistant coach Marty Raymond and the indefinite suspension of Anthony Beauvillier. [Sports Net]
  • Peter Forsberg would like Swedish hockey to benefit more from its own talent. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]