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Tim Bozon's hospital bill could "exceed the limits" of his insurance policy by at least $100,000, says WHL commissioner Ron Robison. (CBC Saskatchewan, Taking Note)

Anaheim Ducks first-rounder Shea Theodore is a major reason why Seattle is in the Dub's 'elite-ish eight.' Was he a steal that late in the first round last June? (Hockey's Future)

Edmonton and Curtis Lazar won 3-of-4 vs. second-round foe Brandon, for what that it is worth. (Edmonton Journal)

Vancouver Canucks first-rounder Hunter Shinkaruk, naturally, wishes he was healthy to join Medicine Hat for its series vs. Kootenay. (Calgary Herald)

What's next for the Calgary Hitmen, specifically with their OA plans? (Calgary Herald)

Everett Silvertips grads Jujhar Khaira and Josh Winquist are still teammates, with the Edmonton Oilers' AHL affiliate. (Edmonton Journal)


Guelph, back in the Drew Doughty days, was the only team to have have definitively "outclassed" the London Knights in a recent playoff series, writes Ryan Pyette. What about in a Memorial Cup game? (London Free Press)

Storm skipper Scott Walker, on the Knights: "They're the kings of the castle and we've got to try and knock them off." (Guelph Mercury)

Sean Lafortune has his mock OHL priority selection draft. (The Scout)

Forward Anthony Salintri could be the first Windsor-area player taken in the first round of the priority selection since some fellow named Aaron Ekblad. (Windsor Star)

A Sherry Bassin-built Erie team facing Sault Ste. Marie in a playoff round? Perfect time to go down memory lane, since Bassin built the 1993 Memorial Cup-winning 'Hounds. (Sault Star)

The North Bay Battalion had Tuesday's Game 7 vs. Niagara sold out 24 hours in advance. (North Bay Nugget)

Sault Ste. Marie veteran defenceman Alex Gudbranson is experiencing the second round of the playoffs for the first time; his older brother, the Florida Panthers' Erik Gudbranson, fell one win short in 2010. (Sault Star)

Of note for the draft, which team will jump up to select Russian goalie Leo Lazarev, who is eligible since he naturalized by playing for the Junior B Waterloo Siskins? (Waterloo Record)

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds rookie Charley Graaskamp is adapting to being a healthy scratch after a lifetime of star status. (Sault Star)


The Quebec Remparts, who will learn Thursday whether it won the 2015 Memorial Cup host bid, have some tough choices with their import slots. (Le Soleil, Parlons Junior)

The ousted Remparts lost 265 man-games to injury. Ouch. (Le Soleil)

No luck for Halifax are getting a worn-out team in Round 2, since the Gatineau Olympiques also swept. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald)

Aside from the 'getting routed by Gatineau' part, overall Cape Breton's turnaround season was commendable. (Cape Breton Post)—

Neate Sager is a writer for Yahoo! Canada Sports. Follow him on Twitter @neatebuzzthenet.

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