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Mark Scheifele back to Barrie? Wednesday’s coast-to-coast

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There's no way a scout can watch all 40 players in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at once. At least not well. (The Canadian Press)

Regina Pats forward Morgan Klimchuk is eager for tonight's Top Prospects Game. Meantime, will his WHL team make the playoffs? (Regina Leader-Post)

Overage forward Collin Valcourt has had new linemates every game thus far since coming to Saskatoon in a deadline deal. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)

Kevin Forbes explains why Everett Silvertips defenceman Mirco Mueller is a Guy You Should Know. (Hockey's Future)

Romance, Canadian-style: a funny guy at a Moose Jaw Warriors got a playful slap from his girlfriend for needing to imbibe some liquid courage after appearing on the Kiss Cam.


Gary Lawless argues the Winnipeg Jets should give Mark Scheifele some more NHL exposure, then return him to the Barrie Colts. (Winnipeg Free Press)

Kingston Frontenacs centre Ryan Kujawinski might be perceived as having a tough sophomore season, but the 17-year-old is his team's leading scorer. (The Hockey News)

Via Mike Verdone, a true underdog story: Tyler Gaudet, who started the season playing for Sheldon Keefe with Junior A Pembroke, has followed the coach up to Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. (Sault Star)

Cool: former OHL goalie Josh Unice, now a standout for the CIS' No. 2-ranked Western Mustangs, is practising with the Toronto Maple Leafs. (London Free Press)

Will Owen Sound's undersized sniper Cameron Brace get drafted as a 19-year-old? (Owen Sound Sun Times)

The Oshawa Generals would not mind if the Columbus Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers make up their minds quickly about Boone Jenner and Scott Laughton. (


By the looks of it, Quebec Remparts star Mikhail Grigorenko might have won an extended stay with the Buffalo Sabres. We will know better at 3 p.m. ET Friday. (Buffalo Hockey Beat)

Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley is also part of the consortium aiming to bring a QMJHL team back to Trois-Rivières, reports Steve Turcotte. (Le Nouvelliste)

Team Orr bench boss Mike McPhee did win a Don Johnson Cup as a coach. Thumbs-up if you know what that is. (Cape Breton Post)

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