Updates on P.K. Subban, Jared Cowen, Mitch Marner and more in your NHL Canadian Corner.
RDS.CA: Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban is delighted by the club’s offseason moves, which include re-signing blueliner Jeff Petry to a long-term contract and signing UFA winger Alexander Semin.
OTTAWA SUN: Senators defenseman Jared Cowen is ready to return to form following offseason surgery to repair an abdominal tear which plagued him for parts of the last two seasons. The Senators received trade inquiries about Cowen last season, but they don’t want to give up on a player who has plenty of upside.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: Anders Nilsson plans to contend for the job of Oilers starting goalie. Nilsson, a former New York Islanders netminder, was the KHL’s top goaltender last season. He’ll have to jockey with Cam Talbot and Ben Scrivens for the role.
TORONTO SUN: Maple Leafs prospect Mitch Marner hopes to make a big impression at the club’s upcoming training camp.
THE PROVINCE: Vancouver Canucks 2014 first-round pick (24th overall) Jared McCann hopes to be healthy in time for the upcoming Young Stars tournament in Penticton, BC.
WINNIPEG FREE PRESS: The Jets have promoted head amateur scout Mark Hiller to director of amateur scouting.