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New Victoria Royals coach Dave Lowry isn't a GM-hat guy: "When told it would be two separate positions, that piqued my interest because I have no interest in doing the GM part of it. My strength is coaching and that's what I wanted to do." (Victoria Times-Colonist, Vancouver Sun)
All 22 teams now have a head coach in possibility, pending speculation about Lethbridge coach Rich Preston landing a NHL job. (Kamloops Daily News)
The book trailer for the forthcoming Sudden Death: The Incredible Story Of The 1986 Swift Current Broncos doesn't really need to be set up. Gregg Drinnan, Leesa Culp and former Bronco Bob Wilkie's book about the lasting effect of one of hockey's great tragedies and rebirths will be published Nov. 10. (49th Shelf, via Taking Note)
Hey, there was a trade on Thursday: wing Luke Gordon to Everett, defenceman Darian Henry to Calgary in a swap of 18-year-olds. (Everett Herald)
Assuming no lockout (that's a pretty big matzo ball hanging out there), what role will Niagara IceDogs defenceman Dougie Hamilton play with the Boston Bruins if he makes the big club? (Pro Hockey Talk)
Will Barrie Colts defenceman Aaron Ekblad be the rare two-time member of the Team Ontario under-17 squad, or will he be trying to represent the entire country in a Christmastime tournament? (Windsor Star)
Paul McFarland, former OHLer and brother of Florida Panthers prospect John McFarland, has joined the Oshawa Generals coaching staff. (Windsor Star)
Plymouth Whalers power winger Tom Wilson has signed with the Washington Capitals. (The Associated Press)
Brock Otten takes a survey of the Carolina Hurricanes prospects in the O. (OHL Prospects)
The Barrie Colts have secured their first-rounder pick, forward Brendan Perlini. (Barrie Advance)
Need someone to look at all 20 teams' goaltending situation in the middle of July? Brandon Sudeyko is your guy. (In The O)
Baie-Comeau Drakkar (and former Shawinigan Cataractes) coach Eric Veilleux, on why he took another junior gig rather than try to the pro level after his MasterCard Memorial Cup coup: ""I just didn't think that the fit or the timing was right now. I think the time is coming." (The Patriot-News)
Quebec Remparts grad Frederick Roy has landed an AHL deal with the Buffalo Sabres organization. (mpnnow.com)
The Nathan MacKinnon-led Halifax Mooseheads have 17 defenceman and forwards who were full-time Quebec Leaguers last season. Good luck to all the rookies coming to their camp. (Metro Halifax)
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