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Morgan Rielly back to Moose Jaw: Friday’s coast-to-coast

Neate Sager
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Quelle surprise: The Moose Jaw Warriors' Morgan Rielly will not make the Toronto Maple Leafs after all. It's like he's an 18-year-old defenceman or something. (Toronto Sun)

Jess Rubenstein paints a picture of Gary Bettman hoping the New York Islanders draft the Portland Winterhawks' Seth Jones ahead of their move to Brooklyn. Mostly this is about how the Islanders wasted everyone's time bringing Griffin Reinhart and Ryan Strome to training camp. (The Prospect Park)

Regina's Carson Samoridny and Calgary's Colten Mayor, good friends from St. Albert, Alta., got traded for each other last week. (Calgary Herald, Regina Leader-Post)

Red Deer's Patrik Bartosak ruined Thursday night for the Edmonton Oil Kings. (Edmonton Journal)

Adding Swiss world junior forward Alessio Bertaggia has made the Spokane Chiefs a dangerous potential playoff darkhorse, notes Regan Bartel. (Regan's Rant)


Ottawa Senators prospect Matt Puempel is finally clear to play after struggling with a shoulder ailment for the better part of two months. (Waterloo Record)

Will the London Knights settle back into a routine of winning this weekend? (London Free Press)

Be honest, Niagara IceDogs fans: you're as excited about the addition of Tyler Mort as you are about these characters named Ritchie and Strome being in the lineup. (St. Catharines Standard)

Finishing seventh in the Western Conference might be advantageous to finishing fifth or sixth, given the disparities between its two divisions. (Sault Star)

Scott Walker does not want his Guelph Storm treating a trip to play the bottom three teams in the Eastern Conference as an easy six points. (Guelph Mercury)

Sudbury Wolves centre Mathew Campagna and new goalie Franky Palazzese go way, way back. (Sudbury Star)


With Carl Hozjan having gone home to consider his hockey future, the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies are having a really rough time in goal. (Le Droit)

The absence of Mikhail Grigorenko and the Quebec Remparts' recent slump has taken some of the zing out of their Friday night tilt vs. Halifax. (Le Soleil)

Patrick Roy notes the Mooseheads are the team to beat in the Q. (Le Soleil)

Willy Palov dares to put the Q's draft crop in the same sentence with the 1998 class that included Vincent Lecavalier, Alex Tanguay and Simon Gagne. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald)

Way back when, Calgary Flames coach and QMJHL alumnus Bob Hartley had to be coaxed into coaching. (Calgary Herald)

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