• Print

 

 

This Week in THN: Oct. 21

Alex Ovechkin and Mike Green celebrate good time during last year's playoff run.

Zoom Image

Alex Ovechkin and Mike Green celebrate good time during last year's playoff run.

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.

• Our annual rankings of the top bluelines in the NHL.

• In his In The Slot column, senior writer Ken Campbell explains why he is picking the Ottawa Senators to come out of the East this season.

• In Overtime, new back-page columnist Eric Duhatschek talks about the Florida Panthers’ Jay Bouwmeester and his impending free agency.

• Editor-in-chief Jason Kay talks about experts’ fascination with the San Jose Sharks and lists the players he expects will compete for this year’s Masterton Trophy.
 
• A tribute to recently deceased actor Paul Newman, who became well known in the hockey world thanks to his iconic Reggie Dunlop character in the movie Slap Shot.

• Inside the NHL forecasts the potential teams in the running for 2009’s first overall pick and how Victor Hedman has surpassed John Tavares in some minds to become that selection.

• Team Reports give cap updates for each of the 30 NHL teams and explains what type of buzz each club is generating.

• In our International Report, we take a look at the headlines from the new Kontinental League.

• Roberto Luongo being named captain in Vancouver.

• In Prospects Unlimited, we profile veteran AHLers Brett MacLean and Matt Murley, as well as 2009 NHL draft hopeful Nazem Kadri of the London Knights. We also bring you news from the AHL, WHL, OHL, and QMJHL. 

• Adam Proteau answers readers’ questions in Ask Adam.

• Starting from 10 counts down the players who turned in the most impressive pre-seasons.

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

• We go Beyond the Spotlight and examine Chris Morehouse of the Saint Mary’s Huskies who beat the odds both on and off the ice.

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

• Readers get their say in Letters to the Editor.

• Inside the Numbers examines players’ pre-season stats and provides a radio and TV guide for every NHL team.

• Check out our 2008-09 College Preview, where we rank the top teams and freshman in the NCAA.

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

Previous Days

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.


This Week: June 10

This Week: June 10

by - 2008-05-30 09:58:21

New kid on the block Sidney Crosby and old-timer Nicklas Lidstrom faceoff in the Stanley Cup final.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the June 10 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover story previews what might be the most anticipated Stanley Cup final in recent memory, as the old guard of the Red Wings faceoff against the young and talented Pittsburgh Penguins.


This Week: May 27

This Week: May 27

by - 2008-05-16 12:20:42

Pittsburgh's dynamic duo, Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby, are two of the premiere stars in the NHL and have turned the team into Cup contenders.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the May 27 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover story asks how long the dynamic duo of Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin can stay together in Pittsburgh.


This Week: May 13

This Week: May 13

by - 2008-05-02 13:03:18

Good? Bad? Ugly? Sean Avery brings it all to the NHL and graces the cover of this week's edition.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the May 13 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover labels Sean Avery as the NHL’s Evil Genius.


This Week: April 29

This Week: April 29

by - 2008-04-18 11:33:44

Alex Ovechkin led the Capitals to the post-season and is our undisputed pick for MVP.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the April 29 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover story hands out the annual THN Awards.


This Week: April 22

This Week: April 22

by - 2008-04-11 12:42:32

We put Chris Pronger on trial in the latest issue of The Hockey News.
Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at thehockeynews.com today! In the April 22 issue of The Hockey News: • Our cover story puts Chris Pronger on trial for all the indiscretions over his career.

THN on Twitter

What do you think of the Matt Cooke 7-game suspension for his hit on Tyson Barrie?





Contests

Our Partners