Moving van Riemsdyk to center could mean another move for Leafs, Habs re-sign Eller, and the latest on the Jets, Senators and Flames.
TORONTO SUN: Terry Koshan suggests the Maple Leafs plan to move winger James van Riemsdyk to center could mean one of their current centers becomes expendable, citing Tyler Bozak as a potential trade candidate.
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LA PRESSE: The Montreal Canadiens have re-signed forward Lars Eller to a two-year, $2.65 million contract, for an average cap hit of $1.325 million.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: A fair deal for both sides, one which take him up to what could be a more lucrative deal if he develops as expected.
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Gary Lawless praises the Jets recent signings of Olli Jokinen and Alexei Ponikarovsky for addressing two of the club’s needs without burning up a lot of cap space.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: Allen Panzeri breaks down the Senators salary cap situation, observing they’re still over $4 million beneath the $54.2 million salary cap “floor”.
CALGARY HERALD: The Flames prospect development camp opens next week.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: For reaction to Roberto Luongo’s interview on Friday with a Vancouver radio station regarding his future, check out the “Rumors” section.