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This Week in THN: Oct. 11, 2010

Can Norris Trophy winner Duncan Keith help bring the Blackhawks another Stanley Cup?

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Can Norris Trophy winner Duncan Keith help bring the Blackhawks another Stanley Cup?

In the Oct. 11 edition of The Hockey News:

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• Can the Chicago Blackhawks repeat as Stanley Cup champions after gutting the roster in the off-season? In the cover story, Ken Campbell examines the Windy City makeover and how it will impact this year’s team.

• Inside the NHL looks at the success of Ken Hitchcock as an NHL coach and how his hard style can wear down players; Luke Schenn writes about what it’s like to be an NHL rookie; and we ask players from around the league which city the NHL should go to next.

• In the Editor’s Notebook, Jason Kay writes why a different Stanley Cup champion would be good for hockey.

• In the Slot, Ken Campbell writes how the exciting post-lockout NHL has allowed him to fall in love with the game all over again.

• How important is the captaincy? Ryan Kennedy finds out what it means to players from both past and present and we also rundown the longest serving captains in league history.

• In Proteau Type, Adam Proteau writes about friend and journeyman goalie Andrew Verner, whose career took him from Europe to the cusp of the NHL.

• In Crowd Shots, the best letters to the editor are printed, Proteau answers questions on Wayne Gretzky and the past three first overall picks in Ask Adam, and we spend Two Minutes in the Box with Ottawa defenseman Sergei Gonchar.

• NHL team reports focus on a story from each market you didn’t know about.

• We preview the American League season with predictions for both the East and West, which rookies to keep an eye out for and more.

• In Prospects Unlimited 2011 draft prospect Ryan Nugent-Hopkins is featured and we also look at all three Canadian junior leagues.

• Last Minute of Play features Jersey Hound, which looks at the Buffalo Sabres’ 40th anniversary sweater; Larry Humber’s Crossword puzzle challenges readers; and Charlie Teljeur’s hockeysockpuppettheatre provides a laugh.

• In Overtime, Eric Duhatschek looks at new Nashville captain Shea Weber, who looks poised to lead this team and take them to the next level.

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