Game recaps, including the Flames welcoming back Jarome Iginla, Oilers win in overtime over the Hurricanes, the Canadiens suffer a humiliating loss to the Kings, the Maple Leafs lose Dion Phaneuf to suspension and Yannick Weber stuck in limbo with the Canucks.
CALGARY HERALD: Another defensive collapse led to the Flames falling 2-1 to the Boston Bruins on the night they welcomed back former captain Jarome Iginla, who received a two-minute standing ovation during a pre-game ceremony from the Calgary fans.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: A well-deserved honor for Iginla, a future Hall of Famer and among the greatest players in Flames history.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: After blowing a 4-1 lead, Jordan Eberle’s power-play goal in overtime lifted the Edmonton Oilers to a 5-4 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: After winning nine of their last ten and not losing in regulation over that period the Habs were due for a letdown.
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: The Jets fell 2-1 to the St. Louis Blues courtesy of a late power-play goal by Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: The Senators shootout struggles continue as they fell 2-1 to the Buffalo Sabres.
TORONTO SUN: The Maple Leafs got some good news as winger Joffrey Lupul returns to action tonight against the LA Kings, but they also learned team captain Dion Phaneuf was suspended two games for boarding Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller.
VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Defenseman Yannick Weber could be regretting his decision to sign with the Canucks last season, as he’s seen little action with the club this season.