NHL Lockout Canadian Corner – November 18, 2012.

Evander Kane and Ondrej Pavelec flopped overseas, locked-out Maple Leafs disappointing in the minors, Senators lose Jared Cowen for the season, and a Flames fan sends a message to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.

 

Evander Kane was cut by his KHL team.

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Ed Tait hopes Jets forward Evander Kane and goalie Ondrej Pavelec learned some humility after their poor performances resulted in their being cut by their respective European clubs.

SPECTOR’S NOTE:  NHL players have reacted differently to playing in Europe.Most seem to embrace it and have had varying degrees of success adjusting to it. Others have found it difficult, either for personal or professional reasons, or both. 

NATIONAL POST: Michael Traikos reports Nazem Kadri and Joe Colborne have had disappointing performances with the Toronto Marlies so far this season.

OTTAWA SUN: Bruce Garrioch reports Senators defenseman Jared Cowen is out for the season following hip surgery.

CALGARY SUN: Eric Francis has the story of a Flames fan who sent a message to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and NHLPA director Donald Fehr by returning his Flames jersey.

4 Comments

  1. WHAT A FRIGGING SHAME I WAS BROUGHT UP ON HOCKEY AND YES A DIE HARD LEAF FAN AT 53YRS OLD I HAVE SEEN SOME VERY BAD HOCKEY BUT I HAVE ALSO SEE SOME HOCKEY THAT MAKES YOU A FAN AND A TRUE FAN,IF WE HAD ARE STARS FROM THE PAST RUNNING THE NHL WE WOULD HAVE HAD HOCKEY NO LATER THEN LATE OCT.MAYBE A FEW GAMES WASHED AWAY BUT THIS IS A JOKE THE REST OF THE PRO SPORTS MUST HAVE A GOOD LAUGH AT ARE SPORT 3 LOCKOUTS IN 18YRS 1 SEASON SHOT DEAD AND WE ARE HEADING TOWARDS SEASON 2 BIEING FLUSHED DOWN THE TOILET GOD BLESS ARE GREAT LEADER SHIP TO ALL YOU YANKS OUT GET LOST AND LEAVE ARE GAME ALONE

  2. Another timely article by National Post and Toronto media. Shitting on Kadri the morning after he puts up a 4 point night.

    • lol not to mention being named AHL player of the week. He now has 14 pts in as many games and tied for sixth in league scoring. Can’t stand Toronto Media

  3. Looks like the Now Hopelessly Lost will be done before my turkey,Oh well at least I get leftovers and football.