Linking the country...

  • Allez Les Bleus is wondering if Montreal QB Marc-Olivier Brouillette will play again after suffering a second concussion of the season on Saturday vs. Bishop's. There has been a ton of discussion in the

  • It was noted in the summer, but former CIS rookie of the year Dalin Tollestrup will try his luck at Brigham Young next season as a receiver or defensive back. Tollestrup was Calgary's true freshman starting QB in '06 before going on his Mormon mission; the Dinos seem to be doing OK without him.

    You cannot fault Tollestrup for following a dream. (Calgary Herald)

  • Hec Crighton Trophy candidate Erik Glavic pretty much called his shot on that 85-yard touchdown on Calgary's first play from scrimmage. (Calgary Sun)

  • Laval's defence looked ike a Laval defence in what linebacker Kelly-Joseph Hilaire called a "character win" over Sherbrooke, as best as our weak French comprehension can discern. (Le Soleil)

  • Western's QB Michael Faulds can admit it now: The CIS season and career passing records were on his mind. Faulds was only 12 yards from erasing both the school record held by Warren Goldie and the OUA single-game record Tom Denison set against Western with Goldie as his offensive coordinator. (Toronto Star)

  • If you like boxscores put into words, then you'll love the Guelph Mercury's account of McMaster's win over the Gryphons. Don't ask me why one daily newspaper has apparently been assigning football stories to an intern all season long.
  • has lots to chew over from Saturday's games, including Ryerson coach Roy Rana getting his first win, Toronto beating Ottawa in overtime on the road in a non-conference OUA East matchup and Queen's Mitch Leger averaging 34.5 points and 11.5 rebounds in two games this weekend. Laval also beat Western on Saturday.

  • The plan here is to preview the Top 20 men's teams this week.
  • Alberta Golden Bears defenceman Ian Barteaux has turned into a scoring machine all of sudden. (Edmonton Sun)

  • McGill alum Mathieu Darche had a goal in regulation and a successful shootout attempt in the Hamilton Bulldogs' 2-1 AHL win on Saturday. It's worth keeping mind that if an injury bug hits the Montreal Canadiens, Darche might get a chance to pull on a Habs sweater.

    Darche's 101 NHL games have all come with U.S. teams that didn't exist 20 years ago, Columbus, Nashville, Tampa Bay and San Jose. (The Canadian Press)
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