With Richy indisposed, you are subjected to my version of the Morning Papers. They are abbreviated, but I will return this afternoon, after I defrost from the Bombers Game, with some pre-puck drop news and notes.
Contrary to reports, the Habs are not for sale, says George Gilette. Pat Hickey says he believes him.
In on ice action, the Habs dropped the first game of a back-to-back in a shootout to the Blue Jackets. They are in Toronto tonight, to finish the back-to-back.
The Leafs are tops in blocking shots, but it almost came to bite them on Thursday in Boston, when Nik Antropov took a shot off his ankle.
The Leafs are excited about their 3 game Western Canadian road trip next week, the first time they have gone their since 2005-06
An old friend haunted the Sens in Carolina last night. With the win, Peter Laviolette became the American coach with the most wins all time.
The Oilers are experiencing concussion problems while on their excruciating road trip.
The Flames are planning on targeting former teammate Kristian Huselius when they meet him tonight in Columbus.
The Canucks want to get their special teams going, beginning tonight versus the Wild of Minnesota.
And to conclude,
GO BLUE BOMBERS!