Game recaps and notable news involving your favorite Canadian NHL teams. 

MONTREAL GAZETTE: The Montreal Canadiens blew a 2-0 lead to fall 3-2 to the lowly Arizona Coyotes.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: No excuse for this loss. Yes, the Habs played the day prior but so did the Coyotes, who were coming off a humiliating 7-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators. The Canadiens built their lead, thought they had the game in the bag and stopped skating. 

Minnesota Wild celebrate one of their four goals against the Canucks.

Minnesota Wild celebrate one of their four goals against the Vancouver Canucks.

THE VANCOUVER SUN: The Canucks fell 4-2 to the Minnesota Wild. A disallowed goal by Canucks defenseman Alex Edler seemed to change the outcome, for if it had counted the Canucks would’ve been down 2-1 early in the third period.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: A tough break for the Canucks, who’ve been struggling to score of late. 

WINNIPEG SUN: After dropping three straight games, the Winnipeg Jets could start feeling the heat from the Calgary Flames, who are only three points behind them in the standings.

CALGARY SUN: Among the five burning questions facing the Flames this week: Has starting goalie Jonas Hiller regained his form? And will Paul Byron regain his scoring touch?

OTTAWA SUN: The Senators are hoping to build momentum off their 7-2 thumping of the Coyotes on Saturday.

EDMONTON SUN: The Oilers continue to struggling hanging onto leads.

TORONTO STAR: The defensive system implemented by Maple Leafs coach Peter Horachek has negated the club’s speed advantage.