Quick Strikes: Tampa Bay Lightning’s 17th annual Bolt Run scheduled for October 21

And Mr. Vinik makes movies!

The Bolts

Tampa Bay Lightning’s 17th annual Bolt Run will be held on on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 at Amalie Arena. As usual, the race will have three different events -- a 5K, 5-Mile, and 1-Mile Family Fun Run. Proceeds from the Bolt Run will go in part to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the March of Dimes. Thank you so very much to everyone who participates — your kindness makes the world go round. All participants get one free ticket to a TBL game, among other things. [TBL]

The only other news about the team was literally the news we wrote. Translated from Sovsport.ru: Nikita Kucherov’s favorite starting lineup? Two Swedes, Stamkos, and Malkin. If you haven't read it yet, you're in for a treat! [Raw Charge]

What are you doing, Cally?

The Prospects

Chiefs' 2017 training camp team names announced: "This year’s teams will be Team Johnson, Team Sawyer and Team Ryan, honoring former Chiefs Tyler Johnson (2007-11), Kevin Sawyer (1992-95) and Derek Ryan (2003-07), respectively." D'awwww. [KHQ]

The Game

NHL Power Rankings Based On Positional Rankings: "After ranking all 31 teams by positional strength in terms of forwards, defencemen and goaltenders, I totalled those rankings and divided that number by three — rounding down or up, if need be, for an average ranking." [THW]

Montreal Canadiens: Season Expectations for Jonathan Drouin. Win the Cup, amirite? [A Winning HABit]

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Tampawood? Lightning owner Jeff Vinik backs film company pursuing global blockbusters: "The Tampa Bay Lightning owner and entrepreneur invested in a new film company called Mandalay Endurance Media Ventures." Huh. [Tampa Bay Times]

Our SBNation Rays sibling site wrote about the monuments. Rays will provide funding to help remove Confederate monument in Tampa: "On Thursday, the Rays released a statement along with the two other major Tampa Bay sports franchises, the Buccaneers and the Lightning, that all three teams would provide financial support to aid in the removal of a Confederate statue." [DRays Bay]

What are you up to, Matt Sammon??!!