Canadiens down the Senators, plus updates on Mark Scheifele, Cam Talbot and more in your NHL Canadian Corner. 

Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec scores one of his two goals against the Ottawa Senators.

Montreal Canadiens center Tomas Plekanec scores one of his two goals against the Ottawa Senators.

MONTREAL GAZETTE/OTTAWA CITIZEN: Tomas Plekanec scored twice and goalie Mike Condon made 20 saves for his first career NHL win as the Montreal Canadiens downed the Ottawa Senators 3-1. J.G. Pageau tallied in a losing cause. Senators owner Eugene Melnyk also made his first public appearance since his successful liver surgery.

WINNIPEG SUN: Jets center Mark Scheifele is working on improving all aspects of his game.

EDMONTON SUN: Oilers starter Cam Talbot has played well despite losses in his opening two games this season.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Oilers haven’t given Talbot any goal support yet. They only had one tally in those two games, and that was an own goal by the Blues. 

CALGARY SUN: The Flames secondary scoring and their ability to stage comebacks are among the five burning questions facing the club this week.

TORONTO STAR: With the Leafs in the midst of five off-days, head coach Mike Babcock intends to work on breaking the players of bad habit.

THE PROVINCE: Vancouver Canucks call-up goalie Richard Bachman has had a nomadic career.