This week in THN: Oct. 1, 2012

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The Hockey News

The Hockey News

In the Sept. 10, 2012 issue of The Hockey News:

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• In our cover story, Ken Campbell ranks the top 20 players at each position.

• In his Editor’s Notebook, Jason Kay writes about what THN’s lockout coverage will look like if NHL arenas go dark.

• The THN Inbox prints the best letters to the editor, Adam Proteau answers questions on RFAs and Detroit’s blueline in the mailbag and the results of a recent online poll are revealed.

• Inside Hockey looks at the proposed “divers list” and whether it will be an effective deterrent; Lokomotiv Yaroslavl returns to the KHL a year after the tragic plane crash; looking at 1998-born players who already have agent representation; and we predict who this year’s NHL award winners will be.

• In Proteau Type, Adam Proteau writes why you shouldn’t sleep on Joe Nieuwendyk’s Dallas Stars.

• In our goalie preview, we look at the new No. 1’s surfacing around the league, from Braden Holtby to Tuukka Rask and more.

• Ryan Kennedy takes a look at some of the players who will be in the running for the Calder Trophy, including Jonathan Huberdeau and Nail Yakupov.

• NHL Team Reports list depth charts for all 30 squads, analyzes off-season moves and asks one big question of each team.

• Prospect Report looks at No. 2 overall pick Ryan Murray and Lightning netminder Dustin Tokarski.

• In Beyond the Spotlight, Geoff Kirbyson writes about autograph hunters who hound remaining Original Six players for profit.

• Last Minute of Play challenges readers with Larry Humber’s crossword puzzle and also shows off Michigan State’s new look in Jersey Hound.

• And in Overtime, Ken Campbell argues why the 1987 Canada Cup was Canada’s crowning hockey moment, not the 1972 Summit Series.

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