The Senators get an ugly win over the NY Rangers, Canucks coach keeps mum on his starting goalie for Game 3 against the Kings, Canadiens Hall of Famer Emile Bouchard passes away, more speculation on the Oilers hiring former Flames coach Brent Sutter, ten interesting items about the Jets this season, and Flames defenseman Chris Butler is headed to the World Hockey Championship.
OTTAWA SUN: Chris Neil scored in overtime as the Senators edged the NY Rangers 3-2 in an ugly, fight-filled game to even the series at a game apiece. Senators defenseman Matt Carkner and Rangers center Brandon Dubinsky were ejected early from the game, and Rangers forward Carl Hagelin could face a suspension for elbowing Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson in the head.
VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Canucks coach Alain Vigneault won’t tip his hand as to which goalie he’ll start for Game Three against the Kings. While starter Roberto Luongo has played well in the first two games, there’s calls for Vigneault to shake things up by starting backup Cory Schneider.
LA PRESSE: Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame defenseman and captain Emile “Butch” Bouchard passed away at the age of 92.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: More speculation the Oilers might hire former Flames coach Brent Sutter.
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Ten notable items from the Jets first season.
CALGARY HERALD: Flames defenseman Chris Butler will join Team USA at the upcoming World Hockey Championship.