The Jets upset the Bruins…Canucks goalies share shutout win…Leafs James Reimer impressed by Martin Brodeur…Canadiens lose in shootout to lowly Blue Jackets…Brendan Morrison leads Flames to high-scoring win over Hurricanes…Oilers Ryan Jones off to good offensive start…Peter Regin to return soon to Senators lineup.
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Goalie Ondrej Pavelec made 39 saves as the Jets snapped the Boston Bruins unbeaten streak at 14 games.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: That could be a huge confidence-building win for the Jets, who’ve shown steady improvement in recent weeks.
VANCOUVER SUN: Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider were both name third stars in the Canucks 6-0 shutout win over the Colorado Avalanche. Luongo was injured in the game and had to be replaced by Schneider.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Luongo finished the game on the bench and didn’t appear to have suffered any lingering after-effects from an apparent neck injury which made it difficult for him to breathe for a few seconds.
TORONTO SUN: Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer was in awe of New Jersey Devils aging netminder Martin Brodeur, who was stellar in the Devils 3-2 overtime win over the Leafs.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: The Canadiens dropped a 3-2 shootout decision to the lowly Columbus Blue Jackets.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Expect that loss to add to the cries of the Montreal media and fans for head coach Jacques Martin to be fired. Don’t hold your breath.
CALGARY HERALD: Brendan Morrison had a four point night (2 goals, 2 assists) as the Flames held on to a wild 7-6 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: Ryan Jones is setting a surprising scoring pace this season.
OTTAWA SUN: Senators center Peter Regin, out for 22 games thus far with a shoulder injury, is aiming for a mid-December return.