Ducks down the Jets on the night both teams honor Teemu Selanne, Oilers fall to the Panthers, plus the latest on the other Canadian NHL teams. 

Former Winnipeg Jets and Anaheim Ducks star Teemu Selanne has his number retired by the Ducks.

Former Winnipeg Jets and Anaheim Ducks star Teemu Selanne has his number retired by the Ducks.

WINNIPEG SUN: The Jets blew a two-goal lead to fall 5-4 in a shootout to the Anaheim Ducks. Before the game, the Ducks honored Teemu Selanne by retiring his number. The Jets also honored Selanne by wearing their vintage jerseys from the early-1990s for the warm-up. Selanne began his NHL career in Winnipeg.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Nice touch by the Jets. 

EDMONTON JOURNAL: A costly giveaway by Oilers forward Nail Yakupov resulted in Sean Bergeheim’s winning goal as the Florida Panthers downed the Oilers 3-2 to sweep their Western Canadian road trip.

MONTREAL GAZETTE: Canadiens winger Max Pacioretty feels he and his teammates must do a better job focusing on their opponents and capitalizing on their chances, especially on the power play.

TORONTO SUN: Lance Hornby wonders if Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier will be in net against his former team when the Leafs face the LA Kings tonight.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Most likely, yes. 

THE VANCOUVER SUN: The Canucks continue to struggle at home and play well on the road.

OTTAWA SUN: Senators GM Bryan Murray believes his team must overcome their inconsistent first half if they’re to get back into the playoff chase.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Since last season, the Senators have been consistent in their inconsistency. 

CALGARY HERALD: Changes to the NHL game is forcing enforcers like recently-demoted Flames forward Brian McGrattan from the league.