- Bruce Dowbiggen of the Globe & Mail wonders why the NHLPA continues to attempt to shoot itself in the foot.
- Luke Decock of the News & Observer has an interesting article on Ryan Bayda’s attempt to secure a one-way NHL contract and just how difficult it is for some fringe NHL players to secure such a deal.
- Jason Williams is looking forward to playing in Detroit again, especially because his family has the opportunity to come over from London, Ontario to watch him play.
- Sergei Fedorov has won his case against the man who swindled him out of tens of millions of dollars.
- Jiri Hudler’s former teammates do not blame him for taking the money and security offered by the KHL.
- Derek Boogaard and Brent Burns are nice enough to model the new Wild third jersey.
- The Predators are hoping that Kevin Klein will be able to replace the departed Greg Zanon in the team’s top-four defense group.
- Dave Molinari explains why Penguins GM Ray Shero gives so many one-year contracts.
- The issue of Jim Balsillie and the Toronto Maple Leafs just continues to get more and more complicated. David Naylor has more on the story, which focuses on interpretation of the NHL constitution of the NHL and a different interpretation by the Maple Leafs.
- The Leafs are willing to fight a legal war to protect the rights they believe to be their own, explains Stephen Brunt of the Globe & Mail.
- Rangers forward Chris Drury was inducted into the Little League Hall of Excellence on the weekend.
- Sources say the Senators have been in talks with both Mike Comrie and Petr Sykora about signing on with the club.
- Still with the Senators, it appears that you can cross the Kings off the list of possible teams interested in trading for Dany Heatley.
- Here is a review in the Toronto Sun of what each of the Leafs newcomers will bring to the table this season.
- Mats Sundin got married over the weekend, and his agent J.P. Barry says he will be making a decision on his future earlier than he did last season.
NHL Morning Papers (Monday Edition): The Leafs are the center of attention, Wings players don’t blame Jiri Hudler and the Senators are talking to Mike Comrie and Petr Sykora
In this morning’s papers, the Toronto Maple Leafs are adamant about having veto-power over a franchise’s possible move to Hamilton, advice for the NHLPA, the difficulty for some players in securing a one-way NHL contract, the Senators have some interest in Petr Sykora and much more.