Maillet, Bussières, Cüpper named the QMJHL three stars of the week

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Raphael Bussieres - Baie Comeau Drakkar

Photo: Baie-Comeau Drakkar and Minnesota Wild prospect Raphael Bussieres has been a contributor to the Drakkar's fine start to the 2012-13 season (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Philippe Maillet, Raphaël Bussières and Marvin Cüpper were named today the TELUS three stars of the week for November 5 to 11.

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Scout’s Perch: Junior draftees have tough choices to make, plus OHL prospect scouting info

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Ryan Kujawinski - Kingston Frontenacs

Photo: Kingston Frontenacs forward Ryan Kujawinski is a big-bodied center with potential to be a first round selection at the 2013 NHL Draft (courtesy of Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

The reality of the junior hockey system is that, fairly or not, some teams have it easier than others when it comes to attracting talent.

For the most part, save for Lindrosian dramatics, NHL players sign with the team that drafts them. Such is not always the case in junior hockey, where young players frequently use the leverage available to them to line their talents up with a team of their choosing.

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Kamloops Blazers still #1 in the CHL

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Tim Bozon - Kamloops Blazers

Photo: Montreal Canadiens prospect Tim Bozon and his Kamloops Blazers teammates held onto the top spot in the CHL's Top 10 Rankings (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the seventh edition of the BMO CHL MasterCard Top 10 Rankings for the 2012-13 regular season.  The weekly rankings of the Canadian Hockey League’s Top 10 teams are selected by a panel of National Hockey League scouts.

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Ouellet, Drouin, Mantha named QMJHL stars of the week

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Jonathan Drouin - Halifax Mooseheads

Photo: Halifax Mooseheads forward and 2013 NHL Draft prospect Jonathan Drouin is scoring at a more than two-points-per-game pace so far in the 2012-13 season (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Xavier Ouellet, Jonathan Drouin and Anthony Mantha were named today, the TELUS three stars of the week for October 22nd to October 28, 2012.

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Straka, MacKinnon, Desrosiers named QMJHL stars of the week

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Nathan MacKinnon - Halifax Mooseheads

Photo: 2013 NHL Draft prospect Nathan MacKinnon is making his case for being a top draft pick early and often as he has picked up another QMJHL star of the week honor (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Petr Straka, Nathan MacKinnon and Philippe Desrosiers were named today the TELUS three stars of the week for the period extending from October 15 to the 21st.

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