Updates on the Jets, Oilers, Senators, Flames and Canucks.

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Gary Lawless believes the Jets need to extend coach Claude Noel’s contract, fearing it would be a “recipe for disaster” if he’s not extended beyond next season.

Does Ryan Smyth have one more good season left in him?

Does Ryan Smyth have one more good season left in him?

EDMONTON JOURNAL: Jonathan Willis wonders if ageing Ryan Smyth has anything left to give for the Oilers.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: If he does, it’ll be as a fourth line checker.

OTTAWA SUN: Young Senators Mika Zibanejad and Jakob Silfverberg will spend time in Sweden and Ottawa this summer before returning to training camp in the fall.

CALGARY SUN: Reports out of Russia indicate Flames UFA defenseman Anton Babchuk will join the KHL’s Salavat Yulaev next season.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Flames reportedly tried to shop Babchuk before the trade deadline but couldn’t find any takers. No surprise he’ll head to Russia next season.

VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Jordan Schroeder underwent shoulder surgery but remains confident he’ll be recovered in time for Canucks training camp in September.