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Quick Strikes: Alex Killorn joins Brayden Point and Jon Cooper on Team Canada

April 20th, 2017 at 7:39 AM
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Hockey Canada released the first 18 names on its IIHF World Championship roster. Alex Killorn and Brayden Point will be representing the Tampa Bay Lightning on the ice while head coach Jon Cooper will be behind the bench. [Hockey Canada]

“Before he leaves town for the summer, Stamkos granted an exclusive interview where he touched on a number of subjects. In this first part of that interview, Stamkos touches on how dark things were when he was diagnosed with a torn meniscus, how this rehab went compared to his previous two injuries, whether he picked up any new hobbies to take his mind off rehab and how difficult it was to watch the team struggle during the first three-plus months of the season.” [Lightning Insider, subscription]

On January 1, the Bolts Better Halves hosted their annual Fashion With a Cause event, raising over $200,000 for The Spring Tampa Bay. Yesterday J.T. Brown and Braydon Coburn had the honor of presenting the check to this important local organization. [Video courtesy of the Tampa Bay Lightning]

“She strikes a chord of emotion and pride as she sings the National Anthem at the start of Tampa Bay Lightning home games, but out of the spotlight, Sonya Bryson struggles with Multiple Sclerosis… Now Bryson is leaning on fan support for her foundation Voices of Hope, and Lightning fans are responding, showing up at fundraisers and events to support her cause.” [WFLA News Channel 8]

Yanni Gourde looks to follow in the footsteps of good friend and former Lightning forward Jonathan Marchessault. “‘Looking at him, it just gets you better,’ Gourde said. ‘You see him doing so well. You’re like, maybe I can do it too. I could be doing good in the NHL at some point.’ In a sense, Gourde, 25, has already Started along those same …

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