Faksa returns to Kitchener, Caps sign Connor Carrick, Everett has extra import: the coast-to-coast

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The NHL Central Scouting preliminary list has seven A skaters from the Dub, 10 from the OHL and one from the QMJHL. (NHL.com)

Edmonton Oil Kings play-by-play announcer Corey Graham has a tribute to Kristians Pelss, the former Oil King who died this summer. (The Pipeline Show)

Defenceman Joe Mahon has been shipped east to Calgary for two bantam draft picks. (Calgary Herald)

The San Jose Sharks signed first-rounder Mirco Mueller and shipped him back up the coast to the Everett Silvertips, hastening a decision about their surplus import. (Everett Herald)

A lower-body injury will keep Portland's Dominic Turgeon out of this week's All-American Prospects Game in Pittsburgh. (NHL.com)

Free agent success story! Former Dub goalie Ty Rimmer is headed to the Edmonton Oilers' top farm club. (Copper & Blue)


The trickle-down from the NHL continues: the Kitchener Rangers are getting Radek Faksa back from the Dallas Stars. (570 News)

The Plymouth Whalers losing offensive defenceman Connor Carrick to the AHL's Hershey Bears is a "possibility." (Washington Post)

The London Knights will soon have Montreal Canadiens first-rounder Michael McCarron in uniform. (Habs Eyes On The Prize)

How does Northern Lights sound as a nickname for the North Bay Battalion's power play? The gang green went 6-for-12 on the PP in season-opening roadies. (North Bay Nugget)

Overage wing Cameron Brace left the Owen Sound Attack's game on Saturday with an upper-body injury; keep an eye on that heading into Week 2. (Owen Sound Sun Times)

How did Sudbury Wolves coach Paul Fixter handle a 10-3 loss in his debut: "I said to wake up, stop reading your press clippings and get back to work." (The Sudbury Star)


Is that the Charlottetown Islanders atop the Maritimes Division at 4-0? Defenceman Troy Vance's shootout winner on Sunday came on only his second career attempt. (Charlottetown Guardian)

What is this "new season" you speak of? The Halifax Mooseheads, at 1-3, are already halfway to their 2012-13 regulation-loss total. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald)

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