Updates on Connor McDavid, Bobby Ryan and Nazem Kadri, plus the latest on the Calgary Flames, Vancouver Canucks and Winnipeg Jets.
NHL.COM: Edmonton Oilers rookie center Connor McDavid spoke about the challenges he’s expecting in his first NHL season.
CALGARY SUN: A healthy Sam Bennett and Dougie Hamilton’s first season in Calgary are among five reasons for Flames fans to get excited about their team this season.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Fans of the Battle of Alberta should be excited about the coming season. The Oilers, with wunderkind McDavid in the lineup, should finally see some long-anticipated improvement. The Flames, meanwhile, possess one of the NHL’s deepest defense corps and have their own crew of rising young forward stars.
OTTAWA SUN: Senators forward Bobby Ryan and his wife opted to return to Ottawa via RV.
TORONTO SUN: Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri stepped up his offseason training program.
THE PROVINCE: The Vancouver Canucks are moving to real-time dynamic ticket pricing.
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: True North Sports and Entertainment, owner of the Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose, announced expansion plans for their clubs’ practice facility.