Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is poised to become an elite NHL center, plus the latest on the Canadiens, Canucks and Flames. 

Edmonton Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.

Edmonton Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.

SPORTSNET: Mark Spector proflies Edmonton Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, whose numbers last season puts him within elite center territory.

MONTREAL GAZETTE: Bob Fillion, who won two Stanley Cups with the Canadiens in 1944 and 1946, recently passed away at the age of 94.

THE VANCOUVER SUN: The Canucks will be donning their vintage 1990s black jerseys for a Feb. 13 home game this coming season against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

CALGARY HERALD: Critics of the Flames arena megaproject are concerned about the proposed location and the cost to taxpayers.