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Brendan Gaunce banged up: Thursday’s (belated) coast-to-coast

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WHL

The Edmonton Oil Kings had too many of those Yogi Berra 'wrong mistakes' in their shootout loss to league-leading Kamloops. (Edmonton Sun)

The MasterCard Memorial Cup-host Saskatoon Blades finally won at home. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)

The man who assaulted Cowichan Valley Capitals (and former Kamloops) forward Ryan Hanes in a bar last Dec. 24 is going to prison. (Kamloops Daily News)

Overage goalie Cam Lanigan has landed in Medicine Hat. (Medicine Hat News)

The Regina Pats' Swedish forward, Emil Sylvegard, notes the WHL is a deeper league than what he experienced last season in the QMJHL. (Regina Leader-Post)

The Brandon Wheat Kings might be in need of a top-six forward if Jason Swyripa's wrist injury proves serious. (Brandon Sun, paywall)

Calgary's Zane Jones makes a Victoria homecoming tonight. (Victoria Times-Colonist)

OHL

Vancouver Canucks first-rounder Brendan Gaunce might miss Thursday's Belleville-Sault Ste. Marie tilt. He was not taking part in drills during Thursday's practice. (Belleville Intelliencer)

This is how Southern Ontario lives: the London Knights will have 10 games in the books before having to sleep in a hotel. (Metro London)

Overage goalie JP Anderson believes his surgically repaired shoulder is holding up well so far with the Sarnia Sting. (Sarnia Observer)

Pittsburgh Penguins draft pick Matt Murray stopped three breakaways in Wednesday's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds win. Someone should have put him in the BTN 3 Stars! (Sault Star)

Continuing feature-the-goalie day, 17-year-old draft prospect Spencer Martin is off to a hot start with the Mississauga Steelheads. (The Toronto Observer)

QMJHL

Draft prospect Anthony Duclair is expected to skate with the Quebec Remparts today for the first time since spraining his ankle. (Le Soleil)

The P.E.I. Rocket blew a three-goal lead to Halifax on Wednesday. Tough way to learn a lesson. (Charlottetown Guardian)

After a rough start, the Gatineau Olympiques are looking stronger. Also, did you see what Slovak rookie Martin Reway tried to pull off in a game earlier this week? (Le Droit)

Former Halifax goalie Mark Yetman is on trial on two counts of sexual assault in Ontario. The details are pretty graphic. (St. Catharines Standard)

Neate Sager is a writer for Yahoo! Canada Sports. Contact him at neatesager@yahoo.ca and follow him on Twitter @neatebuzzthenet.

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