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This Week in THN: Sept. 27, 2010

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In the Sept. 27 edition of The Hockey News:

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• It’s the season-opener and we help get you prepared by ranking the top 20 in the NHL at each position.

• Inside the NHL looks at the young stars overtaking the league and how their dominance is starting to show in the awards department; plus we reveal who the media and you think will win each major award this season. We also salute the players who called it a career over the summer.

• In the editor’s notebook, Jason Kay writes how most award winners come out of the blue and aren’t who you’d expect at the start of the year.

• In Proteau Type, Adam Proteau writes about the emergence of the Los Angeles Kings and why hockey is becoming relevant again in Tinseltown.

• Ken Campbell writes about how New Jersey’s time as an elite team is ticking down, with the Ilya Kovalchuk contract pushing them against the cap and Martin Brodeur’s career winding down.

• Ryan Kennedy takes a look at some hot rookies who are itching to break into the league in Rookie Watch.

• On the Opinion Page, Jim Kelley compares the Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks, who have never won a Stanley Cup, and concludes all success starts with strong ownership.

• Team Reports focus on one tough question for each team and present a verdict on how it should be handled.

• A lot of things happened over the summer and many faces changed teams, so we provide you with a handy guide of things to keep tabs on in 2010-11.

• NHL team depth charts include first PP unit, off-season departures, plus prospects who are next in line for a roster spot.

• Last Minute of Play features Jersey Hound, which looks at the new Albany Devils look; Larry Humber’s Crossword puzzle challenges readers; and Charlie Teljeur’s hockeysockpuppettheatre provides a laugh.

• In Overtime, Eric Duhatschek writes about what keeps him coming back and interested for a new season after 33 years on the job.

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