NHL’s new draft lottery rules will encourage tanking. Here’s why

By Brian Costello

The NHL's new draft lottery format was designed to discourage teams from tanking games in order to get a higher draft slot. That will work fine when the format kicks in full bore in 2016, but for this season, there's just way too much incentive to nail down last-place overall. More

October 27, 2014 Digital Edition

October 27, 2014 Digital Edition

Roberto Luongo takes over as special guest editor, telling you in his Notebook about what really happened in Vancouver, why he’s become a Twitter sensation and how life has changed since returning to Florida. ‘Lu’ also goes 1-on-1 with Canadiens goalie prospect Zach Fucale for a can’t-miss Q&A and handpicks each of the stories in the issue from front to back.

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Hockey's Greatest Rivalries

Hockey's Greatest Rivalries

In this year's THN Collector's Edition, we look at the greatest rivalries in the history of hockey – it's the unforgettable blood feuds, like the Bruins/Canadiens and Red Wings/Avalanche, that make the sport what it is. On top of the 46 best bitter battles, we look at each current NHL team's top rivalry and who's Public Enemy No. 1 in that city. Hockey's Greatest Rivalries is 160+ pages of Battle Royale!

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