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Titan turf coach Eric Dubois: Monday’s coast-to-coast

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The Hockey News breaks out its CHL power rankings. (The Hockey News)

It was one thing for Don Nachbaur to coach his 1,000th game; quite another for his Spokane Chiefs to win it. (Spokane Spokesman-Review)

Keegan Lowe and David Musil are becoming a shutdown combo for the Edmonton Oil Kings. (Edmonton Journal)

The MasterCard Memorial Cup-host Saskatoon Blades are now minus defenceman Duncan Siemens, who has gone home due to his father being ill. (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)

The Prince Albert Raiders not only lead the Eastern Conference, but had their largest home crowd of the season on Saturday. (Prince Albert Daily Herald)

Kind of a cool story: the Portland Winterhawks are helping revive high school hockey in Oregon. (Oregon Live)


Jeff Z. Klein offers an update on how the OHL's 10-fight threshold has altered the game. (The New York Times)

Toronto Maple Leafs third-rounder Josh Leivo sat out for Sudbury on Sunday after taking a check to the head, but there is hope he will play Wednesday. (Sudbury Star)

The London Knights have put their win streak up to 11. (London Free Press)

Make it two months since the Windsor Spitfires have notched consecutive wins. (Windsor Star)

It sounds like Erie's Johnny McGuire could have a suspension coming for a hit that put Kitchener rookie Darcy Llewellyn out of action. (Waterloo Record, Erie Times-News)

Sixteen-year-old Aaron Ekblad is enjoying some success as the Barrie Colts power-play quarterback. (The Barrie Examiner)

Overage backup goalie Keegan Wilson had a jittery start for Guelph, but give him time, people. (Saxon On The Storm)

Make it 11 losses in 12 games for the last-place Peterborough Petes. And Derek Schoenmakers isn't champing at the bit to hop aboard? (The Peterborough Examiner)

Discipline continues to be a coaching point for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. (Sault Star)

Having 53 shots on goal is not an indication that the Belleville Bulls' offence has improved. (Belleville Intelligencer)

Kingston coach Todd Gill, whose team took 4-of-6 points on a western swing: "It says something when the best game we played out of the three was the one we lost.." (Kingston Whig-Standard)


Eric Dubois is out as coach of the Acadie-Bathurst Titan, who have only nine points in their past 16 games. (Temps d'Arret, RDS)

Halifax Mooseheads coach Dominique Ducharme after the MacKinnonites were blanked by Moncton: "Today our guys understood that we are a target." (Halifax Chronicle-Herald)

Montreal Canadiens prospect Charles Hudon helped the Chicoutimi Saguenéens snap their eight-game home losing streak vs. Quebec on Sunday. (Le Soleil, Parlons Junior)

Forward Devon Oliver-Dares has left the Saint John Sea Dogs for personal reasons. (Station Nation)

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