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The spectator who body-slammed Victoria Royals mascot Marty the Marmot has shown some contrition. Royals GM Cam Hope: "He made a nice donation to the Movember campaign, personally called to apologize, and was truly remorseful about what happened." (Taking Note)

So a goal can be disallowed for goalie interference without a goalie interference penalty being called? Guess you had to be there in Medicine Hat on Wednesday. (Medicine Hat News)

Tim Leier, father of Philadelphia Flyers prospect Taylor Leier, has had a significant hand in several WHLers' success. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)

Highly touted defenceman Ryan Pilon leaving Lethbridge is a story that has legs, particularly when coupled with the Hurricanes' financial losses over the past two seasons. (Moose Jaw Times-Herald, Prince Albert Daily Herald)

No mention of Washington Capitals prospect Madison Bowey's Gordie Howe hat trick in the Kelowna Rockets game story? For shame. (Kelowna Capital News)


The Guelph Storm believe forward Robby Fabbri might have been fortunate to only get a 10-game suspension for a head-shot that injured Kitchener's Evan McEneny. Storm GM Mike Kelly: "The rules are there to protect all the players. We're on the receiving end of it but we have to accept what the league says and learn from it." (Guelph Mercury, OHL)

London's penalty kill has languished, and now it faces an offensively lethal Storm team on Thursday. (London Free Press)

McEneny's injury is far from the only significant absence for Kitchener. (570 News)

Third-year defenceman Trevor Murphy's maturation has helped the Windsor Spitfires stay above .500 after losing Patrick Sieloff to the AHL. (Windsor Star)

The slumping Peterborough Petes plan to put newcomer Josh MacDonald on a line with draft-year forwards Eric Cornel and Nick Ritchie. Also, this is how you do a tasteful, solemn Remembrance Day jersey. (Peterborough Examiner)

Slow starts have dogged the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of late, but it hasn't caught up to the West Division leaders. (Sault Star)

Import forward Dominik Kahun is expected to be back in the Sudbury Wolves' lineup, right on a time for a rivalry game against North Bay. (Northern Life)

Former Quebec Leaguer Erik Robichaud has been signed by the struggling Sarnia Sting, who need another overage scorer to complement Nick Latta. (Sarnia Observer)


Suspension time. Charlottetown's Troy Vance has been suspended six games for kneeing, while Cape Breton's Francis Brunelle will miss five games for a head shot, while (QMJHL, Halifax Chronicle-Herald)

Shawinigan has won all of 18 games since the start of last season, yet four have come over the Quebec Remparts. (Le Nouvelliste)

The Gatineau Olympiques are letting season-ticket holders vote for the team's new alternate jersey, after commissioning designs from students at the Université du Québec en Outaouais. (TVA Sports)

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