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This Week in THN: Dec. 1

Johnathan Toews is leading Chicago's charge.

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Johnathan Toews is leading Chicago's charge.

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In the Dec. 1 issue of The Hockey News:

• Our cover story looks at the rebirth of the Chicago Blackhawks and talks about how the team is taking the Windy City by storm.

• THN examines how NHL teams are switching from a trapping strategy made famous by the Devils to a puck possession game that has been popularized by Detroit.

• In his In The Slot column, senior writer Ken Campbell breaks down the track record of free agent GM Brian Burke.

• In Overtime, back-page columnist Eric Duhatschek takes a look at the ongoing development of Boston’s Marc Savard, who keeps putting up points without receiving much fanfare.

• The Opinion Page says if things stay the way they have been in South Florida, the Panthers will continue to struggle for fans.

• Adam Proteau profiles Trent Klatt’s role in reforming the NHLPA in his Proteau Type column.
 
• Editor-in-chief Jason Kay discusses issues surrounding media ethics and the elements that are taken into consideration when deciding what gets published and what doesn’t.

• In Beyond the Spotlight, we examine how Bill Bowker, the coach of the Jr. A team in Smiths Falls, Ont., saved a franchise that was described just four years ago as being “the worst team in junior hockey.”

• Inside the NHL gives a progress report on the projected top-10 draft eligible players for 2009.

• We talk about how the Rangers are seeking a compensatory pick for the loss of 2006 first round pick Alexei Cherepanov.

• A look at the make-up of the NHL from a nationality standpoint.

• Snapshots highlights stories making headlines in hockey.

• NHL Team Reports looks at the unique cultures and identities of each NHL club dressing room.

• In our International Report, we examine the ongoing process of selling the KHL to Russian hockey fans.

• Prospects Unlimited profiles Austrian Michael Grabner, a 2006 first round pick by Vancouver, and the well-traveled Johnny Boychuk of the Providence Bruins. We also take a look at 2009 draft hopeful Philippe Paradis of the Shawinigan Cataractes and the Minnesota Gophers Ryan Stoa, a Colorado draft-pick who is being mentioned as an early Hobey Baker candidate.

• Adam Proteau answers readers’ questions in Ask Adam.

• Starting from 5 counts down the top five players who are All-Star Game worthy, but do not appear on the ballot.

• NHL depth charts – with first PP unit – for all 30 clubs.

• Fresh Legs features Flyers rookie defenseman Lucas Sbisa, who talks about his first NHL game.

• A special advertising feature looks at the growth of U.S. college hockey and discusses the advantages of the college game with six prominent hockey men who all have backgrounds at the NCAA level.

• The best and worst of hockey in Plus/Minus.

• Readers get their say in Letters to the Editor.

• We spend 2 Minutes in the Box with Detroit’s Derek Meech.

• Inside the Numbers gives every AHL player’s point totals and looks at the success rate of having an extra attacker on the ice.

Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today!

Previous Days

This Week in THN: Dec. 1

This Week in THN: Dec. 1

by - 2008-11-21 10:00:00

It's a Blackhawks revival in the Windy City thanks to some big changes on and off the ice.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the Dec. 1 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover story looks at the rebirth of the Chicago Blackhawks and talks about how the team is taking the Windy City by storm.


This Week in THN: Nov. 24

This Week in THN: Nov. 24

by - 2008-11-14 00:10:00

Who are the top contenders for this season's Calder Trophy for rookie of the year?
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the Nov. 24 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover story profiles Toronto’s new polite-but-punishing defenseman Luke Schenn and examines nine other rookies who will be vying for the Calder Trophy.


This Week in THN: Nov. 17

This Week in THN: Nov. 17

by - 2008-11-07 09:40:00

A look at the wonderful career of Burnaby Joe and 19 things you may not know about the Avs captain.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the Nov. 17 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover story gives you 19 things you should know about the Avalanche’s incomparable captain and future Hall of Famer Joe Sakic.


This Week in THN: Nov. 3

This Week in THN: Nov. 3

by - 2008-10-24 10:55:00

Our annual Bucks and Pucks issue examining the financial state of the game.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the Nov. 3 issue of The Hockey News: • It’s our annual Bucks and Pucks issue with the salary of every NHL player and a cover story examining the league-wide impact of the spiraling Canadian dollar.


This Week in THN: Oct. 28

This Week in THN: Oct. 28

by - 2008-10-17 10:51:00

Just your everyday regular best goalie in NHL history, Martin Brodeur.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the Oct. 28 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover story profiles Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils and talks about the how the goaltender is still as friendly and down-to-earth as ever while being on the verge of breaking nearly every significant NHL goalie record.


This Week in THN: Oct. 21

This Week in THN: Oct. 21

by - 2008-10-10 12:10:00

The high-flying Washington Capitals are taking the world by storm.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the Oct. 21 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover story examines the rise of the Washington Capitals and how the team is intent on contending for the Cup while playing the NHL’s most exciting brand of hockey.


This Week in THN: Oct. 14

This Week in THN: Oct. 14

by - 2008-10-03 10:17:10

The Edmonton Oilers are back with a young core who could take them places this season.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the Oct. 14 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover story examines the transformation of the Edmonton Oilers into a big spender and a favorite to win the Northwest Division this year.


This Week in THN: Sept. 30

This Week in THN: Sept. 30

by - 2008-09-19 11:25:06

Our Season Preview issue examines the upcoming year in the NHL.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the Sept. 30 issue of The Hockey News: • It’s our 2008-09 Season Preview issue with predictions, previews and analysis on this year’s NHL campaign.


This Week in THN: Sept. 16

This Week in THN: Sept. 16

by - 2008-09-05 11:26:11

The Lightning are back in a flash thanks to the bold moves of their new owners.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the September 16 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover story details the recharging of the Tampa Bay Lightning over the summer with new ownership, new management and a slew of new on-ice faces.


This Week: Sept. 2

This Week: Sept. 2

by - 2008-08-22 10:11:03

How much does it cost to produce an NHL player?
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the Sept. 2 issue of The Hockey News: • The cover story breaks down the costs of raising an NHL player with the story of 2007-08 Calder Trophy winner Patrick Kane and the sacrifices his parents made to make his big-league dream a reality.


This Week: July 29

This Week: July 29

by - 2008-07-18 09:39:38

Steven Stamkos leads the new wave of youngsters poised to take charge of the NHL.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the July 29 issue of The Hockey News: •    In our cover story, we look at the new wave of young guys entering the NHL – how they’re better, more prepared and savvier than ever before – and give you the lowdown on the first-round picks of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.


This Week: July 1

This Week: July 1

by - 2008-06-20 07:09:53

Ken Holland explains how the Wings have been so successful after winning their fourth Stanley Cup in 11 years, in this issue's cover story.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the July 1 issue of The Hockey News: •    In our cover story, Detroit GM Ken Holland reveals his tried-and-true nine steps to glory after winning his fourth Stanley Cup in 11 years •    Luc Bourdon is remembered by a first-person with Kris Letang reminiscing about his memories of his best friend and the impact of Bourdon’s death on the Acadian coast of New Brunswick •    The top 50 potential free agents, how much they will be coveted by other teams and how much money they can attract •    In his Proteau Type column, Adam Proteau talks to Mike Myers about his passion for hockey and the Toronto Maple Leafs, and the inspiration for his new movie <i>The Love Guru.

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