Updates on Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Sam Bennett, Mark Fraser, Matt Hunwick and more in your NHL Canadian Corner.
EDMONTON SUN: Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins enjoys preseason play as it allows him to regain his timing and scoring touch.
CALGARY HERALD: Flames rookie Sam Bennett hopes to play at center when the regular season opens.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: Cut by the Toronto Maple Leafs, defenseman Mark Fraser signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Ottawa Senators.
TORONTO SUN: Could Matt Hunwick skate with Dion Phaneuf on the Maple Leafs’ blue line?
WINNIPEG SUN: Jets bubble players Nic Petan, JC Lipon and Thomas Raffl continue to jockey for a roster spot at forward.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: A largely veteran-laden Canadiens team defeated a mostly minor-league version of the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 in Quebec City.
THE PROVINCE: Jacob Markstrom made 32 saves backstopping the Vancouver Canucks to a 1-0 preseason win over the Arizona Coyotes.