NHL Canadian Corner – September 6, 2014

Updates on the Maple Leafs, Flames, Canucks, Oilers, Jets and Senators.  NATIONAL POST: The Toronto Maple Leafs are giving Petri Kontiola another shot at an NHL career. SPECTOR’S NOTE: If it works out Kontiola will be a significant addition to the Leafs roster...

NHL Canadian Corner – December 17, 2013.

Jets down the Blue Jackets, Senators edge the Blues, Maple Leafs fall to Penguins, plus the latest on Michael Cammalleri, Chris Higgins and Corey Potter, while the Canadiens face a busy week. WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Evander Kane celebrated his return to the roster by...

NHL Canadian Corner – October 31, 2013.

Outplayed Leafs down the Flames, Canucks fall to the Red Wings, plus the latest updates on the other Canadian NHL teams. TORONTO SUN/CALGARY HERALD: Goaltender Jonathan Bernier helped his outplayed teammates steal two points, making 41 saves backstopping the Maple...

Oilers re-sign Potter.

The Edmonton Oilers have re-signed defenseman Corey Potter to a two-year, one-way contract extension, worth $750K in 2012-13 and $800K in 2013-14. SPECTOR’S NOTE: I concur with David Staples of the Edmonton Journal’s take: A sound, affordable move by the...

Canadian Corner – December 15, 2011.

Updates on Milan Michalek, Alex Tanguay, Tim Connolly, Zach Bogosian and Corey Potter, plus the Canucks press defensemen into fourth line duty, and the Canadiens’ legendary aversion to disclosing information, especially on injured players. OTTAWA CITIZEN: The...