Vickers: Cuts coming to Canada’s camp

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The first round of cuts from Canada’s National Junior Team Selection Camp come in less than six hours. Seven or eight unhappy players will be woken up at 6 a.m. to the news that they will be returned to their junior team, killing their dream of pulling on the maple leaf.

Loubardias: Gallagher locked in for Canada

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The competition for jobs on Canada’s entry for the World Junior Championship is as good as I can remember, which means there are not a lot of locks for the 2012 edition of Team Canada. Following the first night, Brendan Gallagher of the Vancouver Giants can book his room in both Edmonton and Calgary.

Strome, Hamilton highlight OHL roster

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The Canadian Hockey League in association with the Ontario Hockey League and the Ottawa 67’s and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds hockey clubs today announced the rosters for Team OHL that will compete against Team Russia in the 2011 SUBWAY® Super Series.

Jets draft Scheifele 7th overall in 2011 NHL Entry Draft

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The Winnipeg Jets have selected Mark Scheifele of the Barrie Colts with the seventh overall pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Much like Mark McNeill, Scheifele is a centre that can contribute in all three zones on the ice. Where Shceifele excels is with his long, powerful skating stride which compliments his six-foot-two, 185-pound frame.

Emms Award for Nail

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Hail Nail. Nail Yakupov was awarded the Emms Family Award as the OHL’s top rookie Wednesday, capping off an impressive debut season in which the Sarnia Sting standout recorded 49 goals and 101 points in 65 games this season and be named the league’s rookie of the month on three separate occasions.