Recent NHL draft news regarding several NHL clubs, the Senators re-sign Eric Gryba, and former Canuck Gino Odjick battles terminal heart disease.

Who will the Canadian teams select in the opening round of the 2014 NHL Draft?

Who will the Canadian teams select in the opening round of the 2014 NHL Draft?

TSN.CA: Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis had interest in trading up to the first-overall pick (held by the Florida Panthers) but said the asking price is too high. He expects to retain the eighth overall pick.

EDMONTON JOURNAL: Jim Matheson expects the Oilers will select forward Leon Draisaitl with the third overall pick.

CALGARY HERALD: Flames GM Brad Treliving said he won’t consider a trade unless it’s an offer which makes sense for his team. The Flames currently hold the fourth overall pick.

MONTREAL GAZETTE: A look at possible draft options for the Canadiens, who hold the 26th overall pick.

OTTAWA SUN: The Senators re-signed defenseman Eric Gryba to a two-year, $2.5 million contract.

VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Popular former Canucks enforcer Gino Odjick has been diagnosed with a terminal heart disease.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Very sad news about Odjick, who is only 43. Also, for any Jets fans wondering why there’s nothing here today on your team, check out the Rumor section.