Updates on James Reimer, Alex Burrows and Paul Maurice, plus the latest on the Canadiens, Flames, Oilers and Senators.
JOURNAL DE MONTREAL: Jonathan Bernier (no, not the Maple Leafs goalie) believes the Montreal Canadiens have three weeks to find the answers to several important questions for the upcoming season. Among them: naming a captain, who will play alongside winger Alexander Semin and who replaces Alex Galchenyuk at left wing as he moves to center.
TORONTO SUN: Goaltender James Reimer claims he’s excited about the direction of the Maple Leafs heading into this season. It remains to be seen if Reimer, a UFA at season’s end, will be part of their long-term plans.
THE PROVINCE: Vancouver Canucks winger Alex Burrows is nearly back to full strength after spending the offseason recovering from a rib injury.
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: Jets coach Paul Maurice faces a difficult balancing act this season by demanding higher accountability from his veterans while trying to develop their young players.
SPORTSNET: Roger Millions reports via Twitter the Calgary Flames have invited defenseman Douglas Murray to training camp on a tryout basis.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: David Staples is no fan of metal detectors at Oilers games.
OTTAWA SUN: The Senators are pondering locations for a future outdoor game in the city. Among their options is Parliament Hill.