Daniel Alfredsson could soon reach a decision on his future…Tomas Plekanec struggling offensively…Canucks to start Roberto Luongo tonight against Red Wings…Keith Tkachuk understands what Evander Kane is facing in Winnipeg…Kry Kolanos gets another shot at the NHL, this time with the Flames…Leafs shut out Penguins…Returning Oilers face grueling fitness test.
OTTAWA SUN: Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson could soon make a decision if he’ll return for another season with the club.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Given how well this season has gone for Alfredsson and the team, I think he’ll return to play the final year of his contract.
LA PRESSE: Tomas Plekanec’s offensive numbers are down since Randy Cunneyworth took over as head coach.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Cue another controversy in Montreal!
VANCOUVER SUN: Roberto Luongo will get the start tonight as the Canucks face off against the Detroit Red Wings.
WINNIPEG SUN: Former Winnipeg Jet Keith Tkachuk understands what current Jet Evander Kane is going through regarding rumors about his personal life. Tkachuk cautioned Kane to be careful not to add more fuel to the fire, but also called on Winnipeg fans to leave Kane alone, stressing this situation could affect whether or not the young winger stays in Winnipeg.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Sound words of advice from Tkachuk.
CALGARY HERALD: Krys Kolanos is getting another chance in the NHL, this time with the Calgary Flames, who signed and called him up yesterday.
TORONTO SUN: The Maple Leafs bounced back from their 5-4 collapse against the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday, edging the Pens 1-0 in the second game of their back-to-back, home-and-home series.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: Oilers players returning from injury face a grueling physical test called the “U turn”.