Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price is seen warming up prior to NHL pre-season hockey action on Oct. 6, 2016 in Montreal. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

Reasons for hope, doubt in Canada

Nearly three weeks into the season, what’s more surprising: that the Edmonton Oilers have the most wins of any team in the National Hockey League or that the Vancouver Canucks haven’t had a reason to fire head coach Willie Desjardins yet?