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Honor Burns with award name

by The Hockey News - March 28, 2010 12:45 PM EDT

Pat Moules, Kitchener, Ont. I was saddened to hear of Pat Burns' deteriorating health. As the only three-time winner of the coach of the year award, it would be a wonderful gesture by the NHL to rename the Jack Adams Award as the Pat Burns Award.

Players need to police the game

by The Hockey News - March 25, 2010 12:08 PM EDT

Scott Khachadourian, Boston There was once a time in the NHL when players had respect for each other as players and as human beings who were earning a living.

Minor trade reaps big rewards

by The Hockey News - March 24, 2010 12:03 PM EDT

Shai Reef, Montreal On Nov. 23, 2009, the Habs and Wild swapped young, slumping talents. At first I regarded this as a minor transaction, yet Benoit Pouliot and Guillaume Latendresse began lighting the lamp like never before.

Stammer and the Hammer a great read

by The Hockey News - March 22, 2010 1:51 PM EDT

John, King, Ont. I was so happy to read about the relationship between Steven Stamkos and Steve Downie in your latest magazine, Stammer and the Hammer.

Classy Conroy makes an evening

by The Hockey News - March 22, 2010 1:47 PM EDT

Levi Willems, Winnipeg I am 15 years old and have been a Flames fans for basically my whole life. I recently was lucky enough to see a Flames game, which has been a dream of mine.

Will it take a death to stop dangerous hits?

by The Hockey News - March 21, 2010 2:05 PM EDT

Glen R. Goodhand, Lindsay, Ont. Steve Dryden, managing editor of the Hockey News, headlined his editorial in the Nov. 22, 1991 issue with: "Marshall Plan: Stop hits from behind.

Well worth the trip

by The Hockey News - March 21, 2010 1:58 PM EDT

Sam Doyle, Winnipeg Man. In March, my wife and I drove 25 hours from Winnipeg to Atlanta to see the Sens play the Thrashers and then 13 hours over to Dallas for the Sens against the Stars.

Hit goalies? No way

by The Hockey News - March 20, 2010 9:34 AM EDT

Stephen Graboski, Prince George, B.C. In your March 15 issue, someone wrote in supporting the hitting of goaltenders, saying, "they have the most equipment, therefore they have the most protection.

Either let 'em go or don't

by The Hockey News - March 19, 2010 1:55 PM EDT

Dayton Brown, Fort Frances, Ont. While watching the game between Edmonton and Minnesota on March 16, Zach Stortini and John Scott had the gloves off and were ready to fight, but what happened next made me scratch my head.

Show some prospect patience

by The Hockey News - March 18, 2010 10:51 AM EDT

Tom DiPerna, Denver, Colo. As an avid fan of THN's Future Watch, one of the most disappointing things I see every year is the highlighted under-21 players under each team's grade.

Monster performance

by The Hockey News - March 18, 2010 10:47 AM EDT

Andrew Taylor, Calgary I had the privilege of taking in more than my fair share of Olympic matches in Vancouver and I have to say that my most profound moment in all the madness was watching Pierre McGuire interact with fans during his pre-game preparations.

Heart of a Coyote

by The Hockey News - March 16, 2010 10:21 PM EDT

Tyler Sopp, Flagstaff, Ariz. I play Division II hockey for my school, Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. While many don't believe it, we get quite a bit of snow during the winter months since Flagstaff sits at an elevation of 7,000 ft.

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