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Which youngsters in Kamloops stand to benefit from Tim Bozon being moved to Kootenay? (Kamloops Daily News)

Nick Patterson does the math to show how dominant the U.S. Division has been through the season's first month. (Everett Herald)

A full cycle removed from their 2010 championship season, the Calgary Hitmen have shot into the early Eastern Conference lead. Probably not a coincidence. (The Pipeline Show)

Now that he is solely general manager, Lorne Molleken has become a heavy trader in Saskatoon. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)


It's official: Sean Monahan will be staying up with the Calgary Flames, although does that mean the door is closed to loaning him to Team Canada in December? (Calgary Sun)

Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma says Olli Määttä has "made it a tough decision" whether to keep him or return him to the London Knights. Määttä's entry-level contract would kick in if he plays his 10th NHL game on Friday. (

The Sarnia Sting will be looking to move another forward after 17-year-old Jordan Addesi left the club on Tuesday. (Sarnia Observer)

A trade! London moved a surplus defenceman, sending Jacob Jammes to Mississauga for a fifth-rounder. (Metro London)

The Kitchener Rangers are having their issues with scoring and special teams, although Dallas Stars first-rounder Radek Faksa is getting on the board regularly. (Waterloo Record, Ranger Report)

Carolina Hurricanes-drafted goalie Daniel Altshuller has been zoned in during the Oshawa Generals' point streak. (

Sophomore forward Dylan Sadowy is having a breakout start in Saginaw. (Saginaw News)

Start paying more attention to Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds rookie Blake Speers, people. (Sault Star)

New Jersey Devils pick Ryan Kujawinski is day-to-day for nationally ranked Kingston, which is on a 3-in-3 northern swing this week. (Kingston Whig-Standard)


Sportsnet's Sam Cosentino expounds on the league's most dominant performer, Detroit Red Wings first-rounder Anthony Mantha, and its most dominant team, Blainville-Boisbriand. (The Pipeline Show)

Bad news for the Saint John Sea Dogs: Slovak forward Juraj Siska is returning home to rehab back and neck injuries. (Station Nation)

The Gatineau Olympiques haven't had a goalie finish with a .900 save percentage since their '08 championship year, but overage 'tender Robert Steeves is on pace, notes J-F Plante. (Le Droit, Parlons Junior)

Gatineau has an older leadership group, but one should pay close attention to Alexandre Carrier. (

A true test of whether the Quebec Remparts' improvements 'took' will come during this week's Charlottetown-Gatineau-Blainville-Boisbriand docket. (Le Soleil)

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