Sissons embracing leadership role for Rockets

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Colton Sissons - Team WHL

Photo: Kelowna Rockets forward and Nashville Predators prospect Colton Sissons recently represented the WHL at the 2012 CHL Subway Super Series (courtesy of Derek Leung/Getty Images)

When the Kelowna Rockets made the deal with the Saskatoon Blades in early 2010, a move that netted them forward Colton Sissons, one wonders if at that time the Rockets knew the North Vancouver native had the makings of an important team leader.

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Beyond Tomorrow: Ho-Sang shows offensive skills early in OHL career

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Josh Ho-Sang - Windsor Spitfires

Photo: Windsor Spitfires forward Josh Ho-Sang is already establishing himself as a top prospect for the 2014 NHL Draft (courtesy of Terry Wilson / OHL Images)

Fall can be a spectacular time of year. The leaves change, the weather turns colder, and hockey prospects all over North America and Europe start lacing up their skates and hitting the ice. Much of the well-deserved attention from scouts, NHL general managers and fans alike becomes focused on those players who were recently drafted into the NHL or those who will be eligible for the upcoming draft at season’s end.

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Colin Smith named WHL Player of the Week

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Colin Smith - Kamloops Blazers

Photo: Kamloops Blazers forward and Colorado Avalanche prospect Colin Smith and teammate J.C. Lipon have dominated the WHL's Player of the Week awards in 2012-13 with four nominations between them (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

CALGARY, AB. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Kamloops Blazers’ forward Colin Smith is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week, for the second time this season.

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Halifax Mooseheads hold top spot in CHL Top 10

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Martin Frk - Halifax Mooseheads

Photo: Halifax Mooseheads right wing Martin Frk and his teammates hold on to the top spot in this week's CHL Top 10 Rankings (courtesy of Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League today announced the ninth 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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Mark McNeill named WHL Player of the Week

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Mark McNeill - Prince Albert Raiders

Photo: The play of Prince Albert Raiders forward and Chicago Blackhawks prospect Mark McNeill has been one of the main reasons for the Raiders strong showing this season (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

CALGARY, AB. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Prince Albert Raiders forward Mark McNeill is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week.

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