Canucks can clinch first in the West with win over Oilers tonight, Chris Neil injured in practice, Flames backup Henrik Karlsson has lots to prove, Leafs GM has failed to build from the net out, Jets pumped up for final home game, and Canadiens take day off before final game of the season.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: The mood in yesterday’s Senators practice quickly turned from fun to quiet as Chris Neil was injured in a shootout drill, after crashing heavily into the end boards.
CALGARY SUN: Flames backup Henrik Karlsson has a lot to prove as he’s expected to get the start in the Flames final game of the season tonight against the Anaheim Ducks.
TORONTO SUN: Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke failed to follow his own plan to build from the net out.
WINNIPEG SUN: The Jets are looking forward to playing their season finale at home.
LA PRESSE: The Montreal Canadiens took yesterday off, rather than hold a practice for a meaningless season-finale tonight against the Maple Leafs.