Canadiens edge the Devils, Flames upset the Coyotes, plus the latest on Nazem Kadri, Ilya Bryzgalov, David Booth, Joe Corvo and Jacob Trouba.

David Desharnais scores the game winner against the Devils.

David Desharnais scores the game winner against the Devils.

MONTREAL GAZETTE: David Desharnais scored the game-tying goal and the shootout winner as the Canadiens edged the New Jersey Devils 4-3.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Desharnais continues to improve, putting his poor start to this season behind him.

CALGARY HERALD: Flames captain Mark Giordano scored in his return from a broken jaw ankle as Calgary upset the Phoenix Coyotes 4-1.

TORONTO SUN: Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri was given some time off to attend the funeral of his grandfather, who passed away earlier in the week.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Condolences to the Kadri family on their loss.

EDMONTON SUN: The Oilers have placed goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov on IR with an upper-body injury.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: It’s that type of season for the Oilers. Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong.

VANCOUVER PROVINCE: After being hampered by injuries the past two years, working with a skating coach is helping Canucks winger David Booth regain his form.

OTTAWA CITIZEN: Little-used veteran defenseman Joe Corvo is starting to make some noise for the Senators.

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Jets rookie defenseman Jacob Trouba’s performance has far exceeded the club’s expectations.