Updates on Daniel Alfredsson and Matt Carkner, Canucks winger David Booth catching flak for bear baiting, and Alexei Emelin happy in Montreal.
OTTAWA SUN: Bruce Garrioch reports Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson sees coaching in his future when his playing days eventually ends, and also dismissed speculation he might finish those playing days in Sweden.
Garrioch also reported via Twitter “There have been no talks between the Senators and Matt Carkner. He will be a UFA on July 1.” He later clarified those comments, writing “doesn’t mean talks won’t be held with Carkner just none to date.”
CALGARY SUN: Vancouver Canucks forward David Booth is facing criticism for participating in a type of hunting known as “bear-baiting”.
LE JOURNAL DE MONTREAL: Canadiens rookie defenseman Alexie Emelin claims he’s happy with the Habs and hopes to re-sign a long-term extension. Emelin is a restricted free agent.