Maple Leafs edge Canadiens while the Jets down the Oilers in their season openers, plus the latest on Jason Spezza, the Sedins and Sven Baertschi.

TORONTO SUN/MONTREAL GAZETTE: In a game marred by a serious injury to enforcer George Parros, the Toronto Maple Leafs edged the Montreal Canadiens 4-3.  James van Riemsdyk, Dion Phaneuf, Tyler Bozak and Mason Raymond scored for the Leafs,while Lars Eller had a three-point night (2 G, 1 A) in a losing cause for the Canadiens.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: The game was entertaining up until the Parros injury, which sucked the life out of the Canadiens and the Bell Centre crowd. Parros suffered a concussion but is otherwise fine, tweeting his appreciation toward his fans for their thoughts and prayers.

Jets forward Michael Frolik (67) celebrates one of his 2 goals in his club's win over the Oilers.

Jets forward Michael Frolik (67) celebrates one of his 2 goals in his club’s win over the Oilers.

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS/EDMONTON JOURNAL: Three unanswered goals  (including two by Michael Frolik) rallied the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-4 victory over the Edmonton Oilers.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Once again the Oilers defensive shortcomings were their undoing.  Coach Dallas Eakins has a lot of work ahead of him this season.  

OTTAWA SUN: Senators captain Jason Spezza is back skating with his teammates after taking some time off nursing a groin injury. He expects to be in the lineup for the Senators season opener against Buffalo on Friday.

VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Canucks coach John Tortorella is impressed by the Sedin twins desire to become more complete players.

CALGARY SUN: Randy Sportak hopes Flames young forward Sven Baertschi responds positively to recent criticism of his play by Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke.