Here are the morning papers for Monday the 1st of September:
- Curtis Glencross wanted to remain an Oiler, but is very excited to be a part of the Flames organization, writes Chris O’Leary. Meanwhile, former 1st round pick Alex Plante is refusing to show to his CHL team’s training camp.
- Brendan Shanahan’s fate seems to be resting in Mats Sundin’s hands.
- Mike Zeisberger of the Toronto Sun thinks the anticipated trade of Bryan McCabe to Florida is the best thing for the offensive defenseman.
- Vincent Lecavalier believes he will be ready for the season opener, writes Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune.
For Illegal Curve, I’m Richard Pollock.