Quick Strikes for Tuesday, September 22

Hockey's back, but Quick Strikes never went anywhere! Start your pre-season off right with your daily dose of hockey news and links.

  • Jeff Vinik is confident that Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos will stay with the Lightning. [SportsNet]
  • The HarborCenter complex in Buffalo, NY, featuring retail and restaurant spaces, two ice rinks, and a hotel all attached to the HSBC Arena has been completed. [The Washington Times]
  • Hockey enforcer Paul Bissonnette did a mailbag yesterday, where he answered questions - mostly about fighting in hockey - from fans. [The Players' Tribune]
  • General Fanager is producing a series of videos that discuss the different parts and complications to hockey contracts. Yesterday's episode covered the types of bonuses available to Entry Level Contracts. [YouTube]
  • The San Jose Barracuda released their first-ever AHL training camp roster yesterday:
  • Mike Murphy offers his reflections on the first prace of the NWHL's New York Riveters. [Blue Shirt Banter]
  • Hockey East media has picked Boston College to win 2015-16 conference title. [USCHO News]
  • Big Ten deputy commissioner Brad Traviolia is taking over the league’s men’s hockey administrative position. [USCHO News]
  • Former Michigan State hockey captain Brad Fast has joined the Spartans program as the director of hockey operations. [MSU]