- St. FX, which had great goaltending from Joseph Perricone (former 'tender with the WHL's Moose Jaw Warriors) in the first half, gets back into action with a two-game home series vs. Carleton. That's a potentially solid matchup between a traditionally strong AUS team and an emerging OUA team; Ravens coach Fred Parker also gets to return to his alma mater. (Halifax Chronicle-Herald)
- No. 10 Lakehead hosts No. 7 Manitoba in a two-game series beginning today, with Matt Caria (92 points in major junior last season), Matt Dias (66-point in the OHL) and Ryan McDonald (63 in the WHL) all set to make their Thunderwolves debuts. (Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal)
- Please let Mark Wacyk of cishoops.ca know you're thinking of him. Mark posted on Christmas Day, "Best wishes for a healthy, happy and prosperous Holiday season to all. I had a coronary issue this past Monday, am home now and feeling much better. Best of luck to everyone for the remainder of the season."
Mark moderates the comments, but if you leave one, he'll surely see it when he's up and doing.
- Each of the hometown teams, Winnipeg and the Manitoba Bisons, are on the B side of the Wesmen Classic. Laval plays Lakehead in one semi-final tonight and Bishop's meets Valley City State (N.D.) from the NAIA in the other semi. (Winnipeg Free Press)
- Point guard Liz Boag, who was an unanimous choice to Kingston's high school all-star team, is committed to the Queen's Golden Gaels. (Kingston Whig-Standard)