Get the latest on Max Pacioretty, Bo Horvat and Eric Gryba, plus the Flames will soon unveil plans for their new arena project. 

Canadiens winger Max Pacioretty is making progress rehabbing from an offseason knee injury.

Canadiens winger Max Pacioretty is making progress rehabbing from an offseason knee injury.

NHL.COM: Montreal Canadiens winger Max Pacioretty is progressing well in his rehab from knee surgery. Pacioretty injured his knee during a workout in June, but he is continuing to work out around the injury.  He is expected to miss most of training camp, but he has a history of healing faster than expected.

**Correction**. Pacioretty suffered a knee injury but did not undergo surgery. Stick tap to Dave Stubbs for pointing that out.

THE PROVINCE: The pressure is on Vancouver Canucks center Bo Horvat to stage a strong follow-up to his promising rookie season.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Horvat is expected to start the season as the Canucks’ third-line center. Recently acquired Brandon Sutter is slated to be their second-line center. 

EDMONTON JOURNAL: The Oilers recently acquired Eric Gryba from the Ottawa Senators, but it remains to be seen if he has a long-term future in Edmonton. Gryba is eligible next summer for unrestricted free agency.

CALGARY HERALD: The Flames will reveal their plans next week for their “CalgaryNEXT” arena megaproject, which includes a new arena, a football stadium and an amateur sports field house.