Daniel Alfredsson could soon join the Senators front office, determining where Oscar Klefbom should be on the Oilers defense corps, plus updates on the Jets, Canadiens, Maple Leafs and Flames.
TSN.CA: Ian Mendes reports former Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson is on the verge of accepting a position in the club’s hockey operations department.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: Should the Oilers run Oscar Klefbom on their top defense pairing?
SPECTOR’S NOTE: On the Oilers website, their current line combination shows Klefbom paired with Justin Schultz on the Oilers’ second line. Make of that what you will.
WINNIPEG SUN: Examining what the Jets lineup might look like on opening night.
LA PRESSE: The Montreal Canadiens will open training camp on September 10.
CBC NEWS: The Toronto Maple Leafs will takes their training camp to Halifax, Nova Scotia for three days in September. It will be open to the public.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: For folks in my part of the world (Atlantic Canada) where we don’t have an NHL team, it’s always exciting whenever an NHL team stages part of their training camp here.
CALGARY HERALD: The Flames’ proposed arena megaproject raises questions about the future of the Saddledome.