Jets defeat the Canucks, the Oilers acquire Mark Fraser from the Maple Leafs, Mark Giordano enjoying point streak plus the latest on the Senators and Canadiens.
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS/VANCOUVER SUN: Devin Setoguchi scored twice (including the game winner) as the Winnipeg Jets edged the slumping Vancouver Canucks 4-3. Yannick Weber became the latest Canucks to be sidelined, leaving them to finish the game with five defensemen.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Oilers add more size and physicality to their blueline, while the Leafs shed the remainder of Fraser’s $1.275 million salary, freeing up cap space for other roster moves.
CALGARY SUN: Flames defenseman Mark Giordano is enjoying an eight-game point streak.
OTTAWA SUN: The Senators powerplay continues to struggle.
LA PRESSE: Christian Thomas could be in the Montreal Canadiens lineup today as the Habs face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Christian’s father, Steve Thomas, is an assistant coach with the Lightning.