Serge Savard denies report he’s taking over as VP of Canadiens hockey operations, Canucks-Kings series could be a low-scoring one, the Senators have a winning record in New York City, answering the tough questions facing the Maple Leafs this season, five things the Jets need to address, Flames must rebuild, while the Oilers face many questions after another missed post-season.
CANOE.CA: Former Montreal Canadiens GM and current adviser Serge Savard denied a report claiming he would be taking over as VP of hockey operations for the club. Former Habs legend and current Quebec Remparts owner/GM/coach Patrick Roy meanwhile continues to deny he’s met with the Canadiens to discuss either a coaching or management role. Expect speculation over who will become the new GM and coach of the Canadiens to dominate Montreal sports news in the coming weeks.
VANCOUVER SUN: Canucks winger Chris Higgins expects the upcoming series between his club and the Los Angeles Kings to be a low-scoring affair.
OTTAWA SUN: Though the Senators will be the underdogs in their upcoming series against the Conference-leading NY Rangers, they have a winning record against the Blueshirts at Madison Square Garden.
TORONTO STAR: The tough questions facing the Maple Leafs at the start of this season have been answered.
WINNIPEG SUN: Five things the Jets must do to improve next season. Playing better on the road is at the top of that list.
CALGARY SUN: The Flames must rebuild. Does the front office feel the same?
EDMONTON JOURNAL: The Oilers have many questions to answer this summer after another missed post-season.