Senators fall to the Wild, Flames loss to the Blue Jackets, updates on Roberto Luongo, David Perron, Nazem Kadri, and Mark Scheifele, plus a review of the Canadiens performance at the season’s quarter-mark.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: Mikko Koivu’s late goal snapped a 3-3 to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the slumping Ottawa Senators. Kyle Turris, Mika Zibanejad and Milan Michalek scored for the Senators.
CALGARY SUN: Goaltender Reto Berra’s heroics weren’t enough to prevent the Flames from falling 2-1 in overtime to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
VANCOUVER PROVINCE: The Canucks may be struggling to score, but they’re getting strong goaltending from Roberto Luongo.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Luongo’s play has silenced critics concerned over how the Canucks inability to trade him would affect his performance this season.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: David Perron has become an effective shift disturber for the Oilers.
TORONTO SUN: Nazem Kadri returns from his three-game suspension tonight against the Nashville Predators.
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Jets rookie Mark Scheifele has struggled to score since the club’s season-opener.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: The Canadiens get a passing grade for their performance in the opening quarter of the season.