Alfredsson apologizes for Game Six tantrum, no suspension for Michalek, Canucks GM back coach Vigneault, Habs Pacioretty a Masterton finalist, Leafs Kadri making waves for their farm team in AHL playoffs, and Flames fans look forward to Baertschi.
OTTAWA SUN: Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson apologized for his Game Six temper tantrum, while teammate Milan Michalek won’t face suspension for allegedly kicking NY Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi in that game.
VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Though Canucks GM Mike Gillis is awaiting a meeting with Canucks ownership before making any decisions on potential changes to the club this summer, he firmly supported his head coach Alain Vigneault, who’s been criticized by Vancouver fans and media for the club’s unexpected early exit from this year’s playoffs.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty is among the three finalists, with Ottawa’s Daniel Alfredsson and Toronto’s Joffrey Lupul, for the Masterton Trophy.
TORONTO SUN: Promising Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri has made himself a physical presence with the club’s farm team in its AHL playoff series against the Rochester Americans.
CALGARY HERALD: Flames fans are looking forward to seeing more of promising forward Sven Baertschi.