Canucks edge the Capitals, Canadiens blank the Rangers, plus the latest on John-Michael Liles, Joe Colborne, Jason Spezza, Nail Yakupov and the struggling Jets.
VANCOUVER PROVINCE: The line of the Sedin Twins and Ryan Kesler stole the show from Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin in the Canucks 3-2 come-from-behind win over Washington.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: Tomas Plekanec scored his sixth of the season, Alexander Galchenyk got a controversial goal off his foot and Peter Budaj made 27 saves to blank the NY Rangers 2-0 in their home opener at Madison Square Garden.
TORONTO STAR: Injuries forced the Maple Leafs to recall defenseman John-Michael Liles.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: No, the Leafs aren’t showcasing Liles, but if he plays well it might attract some interest from clubs in need of blueline depth.
CALGARY HERALD: Flames center Joe Colborne is looking forward to facing off against the Maple Leafs, his former club.
OTTAWA SUN: Senators captain Jason Spezza called a players-only meeting to address the club’s recent slump.
EDMONTON SUN: After finally scoring his first goal of the season, Oilers winger Nail Yakupov hopes things are looking up for him and his teammates.
WINNIPEG SUN: The Jets have been their own worst enemy in their sputtering start to this season.