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By Todd Cordell (@ToddCordell)
Entering the off-season, the Barrie Colts situation was very cloudy when it came to overage players. They had nine players eligible to return for overage seasons, and the team can only keep five to start the 2012-13 regular season, which begins September 20th.
Thanks to Winnipeg Jets forward prospect Ivan Telegin and Pittsburgh Penguins defense prospect Reid McNeill turning pro to play with the AHL affiliates of the respective teams that drafted them, Colts General Manager Jason Ford had two less roster decisions to make right from the get go.
With it appearing more and more likely that Tanner Pearson, who was drafted 30th overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2012 NHL, will also turn pro, the overage situation really started to clear up.
Some decisions still have to be made by Ford, though, and it looks like one has been made as Buffalo Sabres prospect Gregg Sutch will be traded, his agent Murray Kuntz t...