Updates on Chris Phillips, Andrew Ference and Devin Setoguchi, plus the latest on the Canucks and Canadiens in your NHL Canadian Corner.
OTTAWA SUN: Senators veteran defenseman Chris Phillips is working hard to return from back surgery in April, though he’s still unsure if he’ll be able to resume his career.
NHL.COM: Goaltending, scoring punch and defensive depth are concerns for the Vancouver Canucks.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: Andrew Ference claims there’s no plans for him to turn over the Oilers captaincy to one of their younger core players.
SPORTNET: The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed winger Devin Setoguchi to a professional tryout contract.
NBC SPORTS: The Montreal Canadiens have hired former Vancouver Canucks director of player personnel Eric Crawford as a pro scout.