I fully intend to drive this "it sounds like shrimp" headline thing into the ground, then season it with a lime curry and feed it to prospective suitors. Or something. Anyway, between a feverish flu and going to Vancouver, I've seen exactly no hockey this past week, though it appears as though that's not a bad thing at all. Weeeeeeeee.
In any case, the weekly update:
Current Team: Hamilton Bulldogs
Notes: Pouliot's seems to be playing fairly well--though he only had one assist in two games this week (he sat out Sunday's game with a bruised ankle after taking a Danny Syvret shot off of it Friday, though no one has mentioned it as being anything more than a day-to-day thing), he had five shots against Toronto and another four against the Cleveland Barons. You can take that as either good or bad, I suppose--either he's creating his own chances and getting stymied or is yet another Oiler draft pick with good sense who can't bulge the twine--but he has played well enough to get a bit of chatter on the Bulldogs forums, and he's seen some regular PP time. He seems to be coming along steadily. This is obviously premature, but if things keep going the way they've been going for the Oilers, it doesn't seem ridiculous that he'd be called up at some point.
Current Team: London Knights
Notes: Another game, another four points. The Knights only played one game this week, but Schrempy had two goals and two assists, and is scoring at a 4.55 PPG clip. Also, despite playing five less games than teammate David Bolland, he's only three points behind in the OHL scoring race. I couldn't find the points split, but eight of his eleven goals are on the PP (London's powerplay, by the way, is currently sitting in first with a 35 per cent success rate), so one would assume most of his assists are, too. The Knights haven't lost since Schremp returned, and are leading the league in offence. Sweet hot damn, really.
Now, time to get back to the depressing real world where no one on our roster can score. Ho hum.
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