Monday Morning NHL Papers (Eastern Conference): Mike Richards faces Florida for first time since David Booth hit, Eric Staal badly wants to be on Team Canada and does Wade Redden have to play well to avoid the AHL?

This morning in the Eastern Conference, documenting the Flyers’ scoring troubles, Lindy Ruff understands the lack of practice time in an Olympic year, Ron Wilson takes notice of Ryan Miller, the Thrashers need to prevent shots and much more after the jump.

Posted by Richard Pollock in Eastern Conference Papers,NHL Morning Papers on December 21, 2009

Friday Morning NHL Papers (Western Conference): Andy Murray not particularly interested in benching veterans, Guillaume Latendresse returns to Montreal and apparently Ice Edge Holdings wants to purchase AHL team and move it to Thunder Bay

This morning in the Western Conference, Henrik Zetterberg probably okay, John-Michael Liles shows maturity, update on Nikolai Khabibulin, Saku Koivu turning it around and much more after the jump.

Posted by Richard Pollock in NHL Morning Papers,Western Conference Papers on December 18, 2009

Thursday Morning NHL Papers (Eastern Conference): John Tortorella calls for changes, David Booth skates with teammates and Alex Tanguay not happy about being a healthy scratch

This morning in the Eastern Conference, Flyers coach and GM don’t want changes just yet, Milan Lucic hopes to skate next week, Sabres had food poisoning, don’t expect Bryan Murray to make trade to replace Spezza and much more after the jump.

Posted by Richard Pollock in Eastern Conference Papers,NHL Morning Papers on December 17, 2009

Wednesday Morning NHL Papers (Western Conference): Mike Babcock should be in coach of year conversation, Joe Nieuwendyk learning on the job and how serious is Nikolai Khabibulin’s injury?

This morning in the Western Conference, Brett Hull night recap, Pat Quinn not in good mood last night, the maturation of Mason Raymond, the latest on the Coyotes from the BOG meetings, the problem with the Sharks and much more after the jump.

Posted by Richard Pollock in NHL Morning Papers,Western Conference Papers on December 16, 2009