This Week: May 13
Sean Avery takes a lot of flak for his actions, but there\'s no doubting it helps energize his team.
This Week: May 13
In the May 13 issue of The Hockey News:
• Our cover labels Sean Avery as the NHL’s Evil Genius.
• We give you an 18-page special section on The Quest For the Cup, with profiles on: Peter Forsberg, The Habs Homegrown Talent, Sean Avery, Stephane Robidas, Potential Blueline Free Agents, The Penguin Plumbers, Chris Osgood and Danny Briere.
• In his In The Slot column, senior writer Ken Campbell discusses the possibilities of a dynasty ever appearing again in the modern day NHL.
• Inside the NHL: Ryan Miller looks to make changes as he enters his new role on the competition committee; The Late Ed Chynoweth; and Green Teamwork in the NHL.
• Fresh Legs – our welcome to the NHL feature - with Justin Abdelkader of the Detroit Red Wings.
• In his Editor’s Notebook, Jason Kay explains how disputed calls have become a part of the game.
• In our Ask The Experts feature, we detail how entry-level bonuses are handed out and what exactly counts as a scoring chance?
• In Proteau Type, Adam Proteau talks about how there could be a few prized possessions coming from the defensive UFAs this summer.
• In Overtime, senior writer Mike Brophy discusses the beginning to a beautiful career for Pittsburgh’s Jordan Staal.
• Our Team Reports profile each squad’s potential free agents.
• Beyond the spotlight profiles Landis Stankievech, the Rhode Scholar who has been trying to balance hockey with engineering at Princeton.
• Your Letters to the Editor: Dave Nonis’ misguided firing; Adam Graves retired number; Love lost for Marty Brodeur; Our Chris Pronger trial; and Pronger’s winning legacy.
• Our Plus/Minus looks at the best and worst of the hockey world.
• Inside The Numbers has unique NHL stats.
• Depth charts for all eight second round playoff teams.
• 2 Minutes In The Box with Martin Erat.
• Starting From 10 counts down the surprise players of the first round of the playoffs.
• Rockin’ Out with Ray Emery.
• In Prospects Unlimited, we cover players and teams from the AHL, NCAA and CHL; give you the inside scoop on minor pro leagues across North America; and profile Chad Kolarik, Jared Ross, Tyler Myers and the NCAA Champion Boston College Eagles.