The Maple Leafs bid to host four major NHL events, an update on Brendan Gallagher, the Canucks re-sign Linden Vey, the Senators release their preseason schedule, the latest on the Oilers, and Tom Renney to be the head of Hockey Canada.
SPORTSNET.CA: Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment CEO Tim Leiweke said the Toronto Maple Leafs hope to host the All-Star Game, the NHL Draft, the Winter Classic and the 2016 World Cup of Hockey leading up to, or including, the club’s 100th anniversary in 2017.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Can’t say I blame them. After all, the Montreal Canadiens hosted the All-Star Game and the NHL Draft in 2009 to commemorate their 100th anniversary.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher will need to find a new place to stay in Montreal next season. He had been staying with Josh Gorges, who has since been dealt to Buffalo.
VANCOUVER SUN: Canucks forward Linden Vey agreed to accept the club’s one-year, two-way qualifying offer.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: Jonathan Willis examines options for the Oilers if they’re unable to trade for a center.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: The Senators have released their preseason schedule.
TSN.CA: Tom Renney is to be introduced as the new president of Hockey Canada.