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Monday coast-to-coast: Mark Stone game-time decision for Ottawa Senators

Neate Sager
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Brandon Wheat Kings grad Mark Stone is a game-time decision tonight for the Ottawa Senators in Game 6 against the New York Rangers. Still, what a thrill to get a point in his first NHL game. (Ottawa Citizen)

Edmonton Oil Kings goalie Laurent Brossoit could have topped off his night by taking a shot at an empty-net goal, but didn't. (Edmonton Journal)

The Oil Kings already faced one team in the playoffs that used to be in Edmonton. With Portland up 2-0 in the Western final, might they face another? (Edmonton Sun)

Being frustrated won't help Moose Jaw's prospects of a comeback against Edmonton, but 49 shots and one goal? (Moose Jaw Times-Herald)

The Tri-City Americans are looking at a long uphill climb vs. Portland. (Tri-City Herald)

Owen Sillinger, son of long-time NHLer Mike Sillinger, is hopeful of being selected in the WHL bantam draft although he's undersized. (Regina Leader-Post)


Sunaya Sapurji dissects London's comeback win over Kitchener. (Yahoo! Sports Canada)

Kitchener Rangers coach-GM Steve Spott, with his team in a two-game hole, might be hoping the London Knights are below peak form after needing a third-period rally on Sunday: "We talk about keeping the gas down and keeping the forecheck alive. The Knights had to empty their tank and they did." (Waterloo Record, 570 News)

The stingiest goalie in the league got hooked and the Niagara IceDogs' vaunted special teams were outscored 4-0. That's the kind of day it was for the favourite in the Eastern final. (Le Droit, Ottawa Citizen, St. Catharines Standard)

Barrie Colts centre Tanner Pearson, who broke his fibula five weeks ago, isn't yet sure how much of the physical testing he will be able to do at the NHL scouting combine. (The Hockey News)

How do you solve a problem like figuring out when Peterborough Petes defender Slater Koekkoek, who lost much of his season to shoulder surgery, will be drafted in June? (The Prospects Blog)


Why the Montreal Canadiens would not take Mikhail Grigorenko No. 3 overall. (Le Soleil)

The ousted Shawinigan Cataractes will not replace coach Éric Veilleux before the MasterCard Memorial Cup. Is there an upside to being off for a month before the tournament? (Le Nouvelliste)

Tuesday's game is a must-win for the Halifax Mooseheads, trailing 2-0 to Rimouski. They are completely capable of coming back. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Metro Halifax)

Is it Moosemania or Moose Fever in Halifax? Get down to the Halifax Press Club and settle this, people. (Metro Halifax)

Down 2-0 to Saint John? Good luck with that, Chicoutimi. (Le Quotidien)

Rimouski defenceman Casey Babineau, a native of Nova Scotia, never minded going to a Quebec team since it was the one for which Sidney Crosby played. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald)

Moncton Wildcats graduate Marek Hrivik has cashed in on a late-season tryout with the AHL's Connecticut Whale. (Hartford Courant) —

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

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