Monday Morning NHL Papers (Western Conference): Jonathan Toews makes push for Olympic team, Barret Jackman wants to smack some sense into his teammates and the reasons the Coyotes won’t fade this season

Posted by Richard Pollock in NHL Morning Papers,Western Conference Papers on December 14, 2009 — No Comments

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  • If the Ducks want to climb back into the playoff picture, they are going to have to win on the road, explains Eric Stephens of the OC Register.
  • In Dallas, Jere Lehtinen is focusing on the now and worrying about the rest later.
  • With Wayne Simmonds about to undergo surgery, the Kings are slated to head out on the road and Ryan Smyth won’t be accompanying them.
  • Jim Gintonio of the Arizona Republic explains why this season’s Coyotes are less inclined to drop off in the second half like last season’s Coyotes did.
  • In the Bay Area, the Sharks’ Dan Boyle is listed as being day-to-day with an injury.

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