Andrew Ladd takes part in road hockey game, Brian Gionta a legend at Boston College, Cory Schneider not heading to Europe, Nail Yakupov’s performance in the Super Series, and the Senators looking for ways to lure back fans post-lockout.

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Jets captain Andrew Ladd and LA Kings star Mike Richards were among several locked-out NHLers who took part in an impromptu road hockey game  recently with fans in Winnipeg, organized by TSN’s Cabbie Richards.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Been a fan of “Cabbie” since his days with The Score. His light-hearted segments draw athletes out of the box many put themselves in when talking to the media, highlighting their sense of humor and fun.

Brian Gionta led Boston College to 2001 NCAA championship.

CANOE.CA: Montreal Canadiens forward Brian Gionta remains a legend at Boston College. In 2001, Gionta led the Eagles to their first NCAA championship since 1949.

VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Canucks goalie Cory Schneider doubts he’ll play in Europe now, unless the entire NHL season is cancelled.

EDMONTON JOURNAL: Agent Igor Larionov is pleased with the performance of client Nail Yakupov in the current Super Series between Russian and Canadian junior stars.

OTTAWA CITIZEN: The Senators have sent a poll to past season ticket holders offering up a slate of potential incentives designed to lure them back when the lockout is over.