Check out the latest preseason news and notes on your favorite Canadian NHL team.
TSN: The clock is ticking for Devin Setoguchi, Brad Boyes, Curtis Glencross and Mark Fraser. The four NHL veterans are on professional tryouts with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Leafs final preseason game is Saturday, October 3.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: In other words, the foursome have one more week to earn themselves roster spots.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: Speaking of the Leafs, they were shut out by aspiring NHL goalie Michael Condon, who backstopped the Habs to a 1-0 win.
EDMONTON JOURNAL: Oilers winger Nail Yakupov appears a quick study of the Oilers new system.
WINNIPEG SUN: Alex Burmistrov is auditioning for a large role with the Jets, skating alongside Andrew Ladd and Bryan Little on the first line.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: Highly-touted Buffalo Sabres rookie Jack Eichel collected two assists in his club’s 6-4 victory over the Ottawa Senators.
CALGARY HERALD/THE VANCOUVER SUN: Josh Jooris’ overtime goal lifted the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 win over the Calgary Flames. Matt Stajan collected three assists and Brandon Bollig scored twice in a winning effort.