Senators shut out Bruins…Flames struggles tied to Jarome Iginla’s…Zach Kassian faces tough battle to win over Canucks fans…Maple Leafs fall flat against Panthers…Jets starting to slump again…Reality of trade sinking in for new Oiler Nick Schultz…Canadiens drop fifth straight game.
OTTAWA SUN: Senators rookie goalie Robin Lehner won a goaltending duel with Boston’s Tim Thomas, as the Senators edged the Bruins 1-0.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: It’s Lehner’s second win in as many games. Looks like he’s making the most of his opportunity.
CALGARY HERALD: As Jarome Iginla goes, so goes the Flames.
VANCOUVER SUN: New Canuck Zach Kassian could face an uphill battle winning over fans upset over promising Cody Hodgson being swapped for him.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Canucks fans should be patient with Kassian. If he turns into the player management believes he could become, this deal could be a win for Vancouver.
TORONTO SUN: Maple Leafs fans vented their frustration during their club’s 5-3 loss to the Florida Panthers, at times chanting for head coach Ron Wilson to be fired.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Facing the prospect of an seventh straight season missing the playoffs, Leafs fans are understandably losing patience. Won’t result in Wilson being fired; at least, not during this season.
WINNIPEG SUN: The Jets are starting to slump again, with only one win in their last four games.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: With the Leafs and Capitals struggling, the Jets must seize this opportunity to clinch a playoff berth.
EDMONTON SUN: New Oiler Nick Schultz comes to grips with being dealt from the Minnesota Wild.
CANOE.CA: The Montreal Canadiens suffered their seventh loss in eight games, falling 2-1 to the Tampa Bay Lightning.