Patrick Roy rips into Remparts, Nail Yakupov returns to Sarnia: Monday’s coast-to-coast

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Why the Edmonton Oil Kings' Curtis Lazar is considered a can't-miss first-round NHL pick. (Vancouver Province)

Even for a former NHLer such as Pierre Turgeon, sending a 16-year-old son off to play major junior is an "adjustment." Paul Buker catches up with some Portland Winterhawks parents. (Oregon Live)

Getting to know Regina Pats forward Morgan Klimchuk, who will hear his name called at the 2013 NHL Draft. (The Pipeline Show)

Brandon Wheat Kings draft-year defenceman Eric Roy, who is 6-foot-3 and 187 pounds, wants to be close to 200 by June: "It's definitely tough (to put on weight during the season). You just have to drink lots of water and eat lots of protein." (Indian Country Today)

Credit Ottawa Senators-drafted goalie Chris Driedger for helping the Calgary Hitmen win five in a row despite key injuries. (Calgary Herald)

Young Vancouver Giants goalie Payton Lee posted a win in his first start since being pulled vs. Portland on Friday. (Vancouver Province)


Mark Scheifele, the call is from heroism entering Game 4 of the Subway Super Series: will you accept the charges? (Wait, does anyone born after 1990 know what a collect call is?) (Sportsnet)

The Kitchener Rangers eked out a win Sunday without either star European, Radek Faksa or Tobias Rieder. (570 News)

The Owen Sound Attack expect winger Kyle Hope will be suspended for a checking-to-the-head major. On the plus side, they are first overall. (Owen Sound Sun Times)

Brampton Battalion fans are saddened by the team's certain departure but hey, North Bay has already sold more season tickets than the Battalion ever have. (Brampton Guardian)

BTN's own Sunaya Sapurji discusses the Battalion's march to North Bay and other topics of the day. (The Pipeline Show)

Brandon Archibald, erstwhile Saginaw Saginaw defenceman, isn't sure what surgery he'll needs for his dislocated shoulder. The end of the 20-year-old's OHL days (at least) has set off a chain reaction of moves involving overage defenders, with Ottawa moving Jake Cardwell to Belleville, which flipped Jason Shaw to the Spirit. (Port Huron Times-Herald)

About those deals. (Ottawa Sun, Quinte News)


Patrick Roy lit into his Quebec Remparts after it won ugly against lowly Cape Breton on Sunday, saying they had "no desire to sacrifice." (Le Soleil)

Everyone, please start talking more about Baie-Comeau's 17-year-old goalie Philippe Cadorette. The Éric Veilleux-coached Drakkar are now on a 12-game point streak. (Le Soleil)

Is that the P.E.I. Rocket maintaining their place in the league's top third? Why yes it is. (Charlottetown Guardian)

Rookie Éric Brassard is showing potential while playing behind a young Gatineau Olympiques team. (Parlons Junior)

Neate Sager is a writer for Yahoo! Canada Sports. Contact him at and follow him on Twitter @neatebuzzthenet.

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