Barrie Colts, Saint John Sea Dogs having December to remember: CHL Hot & Cold

Exactly one month ago Monday, the Colts were blown out 8-3 in Sault Ste. Marie with 16-year-old ninth-round selection Ruan Badenhorst being something of a sacrificial lamb in goal. Eighteen-year-old goalie Mackenzie Blackwood returned from an ankle injury for their next contest and Barrie (.556 point pct., fourth-best in the Eastern Conference) have since won 6-of-9. Read the full story here.