Picture being Nick Sorensen, the Danish right wing on the Quebec Remparts who knows not only are scouts watching him during his NHL draft year, but that fans in enemy rinks are wondering if he'll be one of theirs imminently.
With Patrick Roy as coach and GM, the well-heeled Remparts operate on a different plane than everyone else in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Now the situation of their own making that Roy created when he nabbed talented Tampa Bay Lightning second-rounder Nikita Kucherov in this summer's to team up with Russian star Mikhail Grigorenko is coming to a head. With the NHL lockout that's kept Grigorenko from auditioning for the Buffalo Sabres serving as but one moving part, Kucherov is near a return from a shoulder injury, which means Sorensen will be jettisoned since a team can only dress two import players. The fascinating part is that Roy and the CHL's No. 1-ranked Remparts hold all the cards in a game where another eam will be strengthened by adding Sorensen.Read More »from Quebec Remparts have to deal Nick Sorensen, their extra European