NHL Canadian Corner – February 24, 2014

Mikael Backlund loses a bet, four factors to watch in the Senators stretch drive, Jets stage an outdoor practice, Canadiens recall Jarred Tinordi and more.

OTTAWA CITIZEN: Puck possession and the schedule are among four factors to watch as the Senators commence their stretch drive.

Winnipeg Jets staged an outdoor practice on Sunday.

Winnipeg Jets staged an outdoor practice on Sunday.

WINNIPEG SUN: More that 2500 fans turned out to watch the Jets stage an outdoor practice Sunday at The Forks.

CALGARY HERALD: Flames center Mikael Backlund is forced to wear a Hockey Canada shirt after losing a bet on the Olympic gold medal game.

VANCOUVER SUN: Canucks coach John Tortorella looks forward to having all his players back from the Olympics.

EDMONTON JOURNAL: Oilers defenseman Martin Marincin hopes to use his Olympic participation with Slovakia as a learning experience.

LA PRESSE: The Montreal Canadiens have recalled defenseman Jarred Tinordi.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Sorry, Leafs fans, nothing new on your team this morning. I’m sure there’ll be plenty of Leafs news tomorrow.

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  1. Hey, Lyle, no news about the Leafs can be a good thing – no injuries, no trades, no losing streaks, it’s all good today.