Updates on James van Riemsdyk, Nikita Nikitin, Erik Condra and Anthony Peluso, plus the Canadiens release their preseason schedule.
TORONTO SUN: Maple Leafs winger James van Riemsdyk joined his younger brother, Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk, for his Stanley Cup celebration in Chicago following Game Six of the Stanley Cup Final.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Anticipating bad jokes about how this is the closest James will get to the Cup as long as he’s with the Maple Leafs in five…four…three…two…one….
EDMONTON SUN: Oilers defenseman Nikita Nikitin’s poor play could make him a buyout candidate.
OTTAWA SUN: The Senators are hoping to find some room for pending UFA forward Erik Condra, possibly by moving either Colin Greening or David Legwand via trade.
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: The Jets have re-signed Anthony Peluso to a two-year, one-way pact worth an annual average value of $675,000.
LA PRESSE: The Montreal Canadiens released their preseason schedule, which begins on Sept 22 against the Toronto Maple Leafs.