More speculation on Daniel Alfredsson’s future, a look at the Canucks salary cap numbers, Oilers president Kevin Lowe singles out a top prospect for praise, and a glimmer of hope for Quebec City’s hopes for an NHL team.

OTTAWA SUN: Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson must consider several factors while making his decision on return for one more season or retirement.

VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Jim Jamieson recently examined the Canucks salary cap numbers for next season, what they need to address, and possible moves to free up cap space.

EDMONTON JOURNAL: Oilers president Kevin Lowe recently singed out prospect defenseman Ryan Murray for praise. Omigawd, that means the Oilers will draft him! Or not…;)

LE JOURNAL DE QUEBEC: Winnipeg mayor Sam Katz, city councilor and former Jets star Thomas Steen. and Jim Ludlow (president of True North Sports and Entertainment) offer up encouragement to the city of Quebec in its quest to land an NHL franchise.