Game recaps, a review of the Canucks at the quarter-mark of the season, and updates on Nail Yakupov and Joffrey Lupul.
WINNIPEG SUN: Andrew Ladd and Devin Setoguchi scored in a shootout as the Jets downed the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 to pick up their third straight win.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Jets are on a bit of a roll right now, as this is the first time this season they’ve won three straight games.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: Carey Price made 44 saves in a losing cause as the Canadiens fell 2-1 in a shootout against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Earlier in the day, it was revealed contract talks between Canadiens management and P.K. Subban’s agent Don Meehan had begun.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Subban’s contract negotiations could be among the most-watched throughout this season.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: The Philadelphia Flyers gave Senators goalie Craig Anderson a rough welcome back as the Senators were blanked 5-0.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Could this be the start of the dreaded “goaltending controversy” in Ottawa?
CALGARY HERALD: The out-played Flames battled back from a 2-0 deficit to force overtime against the San Jose Sharks, only to fall in overtime 3-2.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Flames are rebuilding but they’re serving notice they won’t be an easy two points this season.
VANCOUVER SUN: A review of the Canucks performance at the quarter-mark of the season.
EDMONTON SUN: Terry Jones offers up his take on the latest reports of Nail Yakupov’s unhappiness over his playing time.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: I’ll have more on this in my “Rumors” section.
TORONTO STAR: Despite the recent injury to Steven Stamkos, Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul knows he’s still a long-shot to make Team Canada.