Tuesday's coast-to-coast rush

Neate Sager, Buzzing the Net

A little late today ... switched to decaf.


Brandon has one person in the dressing room with Memorial Cup experience -- assistant coach Darren Ritchie played in it in 1995. (Luber's Lounge)

The Regina Pats are beginning their GM search. (Regina Leader-Post)


The Windsor Spitfires are putting a positive spin on Tuesday's disappointment. Justin Shugg: "We only have to win the West." Mississauga is in the Eastern Conference. (Windsor Star)

Many questions about what was behind giving the tournament to owner Eugene Melnyk's Majors. (Globe & Mail)

Seeing Mississauga celebrate winning the host bid for the 2011 MasterCard Memorial Cup was a "surreal joke" in Windsor, writes Bob Duff. (Windsor Star)

Is having the 2011 Cup in a central location a step toward eliminating the host team berth? (Loose Pucks)

Kingston Frontenacs owner Doug Springer says he's been encouraged to apply to host again in 2014 -- going for the hat trick, eh. (CKWS News, Kingston Whig-Standard)


The Moncton Wildcats gave up a lot to get Gabriel Bourque in January, but now they have a President's Cup. (New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal)

There were a lot of reasons for the outcome, but Saint John's four skilled young forwards, Stanislav Galiev, Tomas Jurco, Jonathan Huberdeau and Zack Phillips, were goose-egged in the series. (New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal)

Moncton owner Robert Irving on the Battle of New Brunswick: "I think this is going to make the rivalry between these clubs even stronger for years to come." (Moncton Times & Transcript)

Neate Sager is a writer for Yahoo! Sports Canada. You may contact him at neatesager@yahoo.ca.