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