Sorry I've been M.I.A of late, but I've been a little busy tying up some odds and ends while the OHL playoffs are going on.
The OHL released their annual coaches poll results for the Eastern Conference on Wednesday.
Found out late Sunday night that the Peterborough Petes filed an official complaint with the OHL over the conversation in Game 1 between Majors forward Rob Flick and one of the referees.
Mississauga forward Rob Flick scored the game-tying goal on a penalty shot for the Majors en route to a 4-2 victory over the visiting Peterborough Petes on Friday night. It was, without doubt, the turning point of the game. So before Flick took his shot -- a backhander that beat Petes goalie Jason Missiaen through the five-hole -- he asked the referee for a little advice...
Brampton Battalion fans can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that star forward Cody Hodgson will be good to go for Friday night's playoff opener in Kingston, despite the broken bone in his foot.
It was nice to see that former Toronto St. Michael's Majors forward Steve Farquharson was one of the first people to sign up for the Loosepucks page on Facebook.
So remember when you read about the Mississauga Majors being my darkhorse pick in the Eastern Conference earlier on this page? Yeah, well they're going to have to get their act together quick.
Had the opportunity to talk with Peterborough Petes forward Austin Watson this week about the team's look ahead to the playoffs -- and since it's already 2-0 for the Majors vs. Belleville, I might as well use this time constructively.
It's coming down to the wire in the Eastern Conference with none of the playoff matchup set yet.
The Sudbury Wolves will be facing a short-handed Mississauga squad on Sunday afternoon after a wild night for the Majors in Peterborough.
After last night's 3-1 victory over the Brampton Battalion at the Hershey Centre, I had an interesting chat with Mississauga St. Michael's Majors forward Jordan Mayer, who scored twice in the win.
Talking to Ottawa 67's head coach Chris Byrne yesterday, the discussion veered from my primary focus -- leading scorer Cody Lindsay -- to looking ahead to the post-season.
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