Don Cherry criticizes Maple Leafs’ handling of Nazem Kadri, Ryan Kesler continues to be paid during lockout, Taylor Hall and Ryan Smyth skating with Edmonton Oil Kings, Andrei Markov latest Hab to head overseas, Canadian NHL teams hit hardest in lockout losses, and a brief profile of Flames assistant GM John Weisbrod.
TORONTO STAR: Hockey Night in Canada personality Don Cherry lashed out recently at the Toronto Maple Leafs for what he perceives as the club’s poor handling of prospect Nazem Kadri.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: An opinion shared by a number of Leafs fans. I have a feeling that, whenever the NHL returns to action, Kadri could end up traded.
VANCOUVER SUN: Injured Canuck Ryan Kesler continues to be paid by the team, as he’s recuperating from off-season surgeries to repair injuries he suffered last season.
EDMONTON SUN: Locked-out Oilers Taylor Hall and Ryan Smyth are skating with the Oil Kings during their practices.
CANOE.CA: Andrei Markov is the latest locked-out member of the Montreal Canadiens to head overseas, signing a deal with Vityaz Chekhov of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL)
TORONTO SUN: Canadian NHL teams are the clubs feeling the effects of the lockout most.
CALGARY HERALD: A brief profile of Flames assistant GM John Weisbrod.