Buzzing The Net - Junior Hockey

Combing all corners of the country and the blogosphere for your junior hockey headlines ...

WHL

Suddenly, GM Russ Farwell has the Seattle Thunderbirds relevant again. (The Pipeline Show)

The door might be slightly open to the Vancouver Giants getting skilled overage forward Marek Tvrdon back from the AHL, in which case he would be trade bait. (Vancouver Province)

A six-day break between games could not be better-timed for Kamloops, since the young Blazers are sitting 20th overall. (Kamloops Daily News)

OHL

Ken Campbell argues that the CHL-NHL agreement should be altered so a 19-year-old such as as the Calgary Flames/Ottawa 67's Sean Monahan may be permitted to play in the American League.

Meantime, make it six goals in nine games for Monahan with Calgary. (The Hockey News)

London Knights pending graduate Olli Määttä's entry-level contract will kick in with his next game for the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pro Hockey Talk, Sporting News)

The Philadelphia Flyers are not scoring while Scott Laughton is lighting it up with the Oshawa Generals ... but those aren't connected developments, are they? (HockeyBuzz, Philly.com)

So traded 'tender Jordan DeKort will end up playing his last game with Windsor and first with Kitchener against the same team, the Guelph Storm. (Waterloo Record)

Shut off your phone, mute your TV, close all the other browser tabs: Mark Edwards is talking draft prospects. (The Pipeline Show)

The Ottawa 67's, needing to fortify their blueline after a rash of injuries, picked up 18-year-old Owen Stewart from London on Monday. (Ottawa Citizen)

One might say Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds player development director Wes Clark has helped a lot of players gain 'critical mass.' (Sault Star)

Overage wing Eric Ming is fitting right into Niagara's top line after coming east in a trade with Kitchener. (St. Catharines Standard)

QMJHL

Time for some power rankings! (Parlons Junior)

Montreal Canadiens prospect Jérémy Grégoire is off to a great start, considering that he heard 175 names get called before his at the NHL draft. (Le Soleil)

Eighteen-year-old forward David Perklin, a one-time first-rounder in the OHL priority selection, has caught on with the Shawinigan Cataractes. (Le Nouvelliste)

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