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Why Griffin Reinhart's draft stock is rising. (HockeyBuzz)
The Tri-City Americans have signed bantam draft pick Tyler Fraser, a defenceman. (Tri-City Herald)
Sportsnet analyst Sam Cosentino talks about this upcoming event called the "NHL draft." Apparently it's held every year. (The Pipeline Show)
An OHL outdoor doubleheader at Detroit's Comerica Park is set for Dec. 29 — London vs. Plymouth and Windsor vs. Saginaw. It also won't affect the Knights' customary New Year's home-and-home series with Sarnia. (Windsor Star, MLive)
Some NHL teams are definitely skeptical of drafting Barrie Colts winger Tanner Pearson since he's two years older than the typical draft prospect. (New England Hockey Journal)
Any fan of a team drafting later than 10th overall probably shouldn't hold out too much hope of landing the Ottawa 67's Cody Ceci. (SB Nation)
League GMs are meeting this week but Sudbury's Blaine Smith says it's "quiet" on the trade front. (Sudbury Star)
In their search for an overage scorer, the Peterborough Petes have given up two fairly high picks for two-time 20-goal scorer Brett Findlay. (Sault Star)
Gatineau Olympiques coach-GM Benoît Groulx says he has not been contacted by the Montreal Canadiens about an assistant-coach position. (Le Droit)
The Moncton Wildcats will reportedly acquire the No. 1 pick in the CHL Import Draft from the expansion Sherbrooke Phoenix. No Kirill Kabanov references, please. (Le Droit)
Overage winger Stefan Fournier, a 32-goal scorer last season for Victoriaville, is headed to the Halifax Mooseheads. A perfect complement to Nathan MacKinnon?
Could the San Jose Sharks return defenceman Konrad Abeltshauser to junior for an overage season? (Metro Halifax)
Mooseheads graduate Alexandre Grenier, a Vancouver Canucks prospect, will play in Austria this season. (Vancouver Province)
The Sherbrooke Phoenix's expansion-draft picks include Rimouski Océanic starting goalie Jacob Chouinard and two 20-goal scorers, Alexandre Comtois from Quebec and Maximilien Le Sieur from Shawinigan. They also gained the rights to 18-year-old forward Marc Biega, who was thought to be headed to Harvard. Verrrrrry interesting. (QMJHL)
Reason for optimism in Cape Breton: the Screaming Eagles have six of the first 40 picks in Saturday's entry draft, starting with the No. 3 overall pick. (Cape Breton Post)
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