This Week in THN: Oct. 12

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The Hockey News

The Hockey News

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In the Oct. 12 issue of The Hockey News:

• In our cover story, Adam Proteau gets it straight from the Shark’s mouth talking to Dany Heatley and San Jose GM Doug Wilson about their new sniper and the teams chances at a Stanley Cup

• In Overtime, Eric Duhatschek ‘s eyes head to Hollywood where Drew Doughty has a leading role in Los Angeles GM Dean Lombardi’s script

• Ryan Dixon beams in The Opinion Page with his take on Brian Burke’s trade for Phil Kessel

• Editor in chief Jason Kay proposes his solution to the NHL’s ties that bind – no-trade and no-movement clauses

• In Proteau Type, Adam Proteau chimes in with his opinion on what Wayne Gretzky should do after his recent exit from behind the bench

• Ken Campbell’s In the Slot cuts straight down the middle looking at the strength of the Central Division

• Inside the NHL explains the delay in implementing new standards for goalie pads, looks at the melodramatic sitcom that is (the lack of) TV coverage in the U.S, and offers up a review of EA NHL 10

• In Crowd Shots, the best Letters to the Editor are featured, Adam Proteau answers readers’ questions in Ask Adam and Mike Comrie spends Two Minutes in the Box

• Our Olympic Tracker checks in with Canadian Women’s coach Mel Davidson to see how the Canadian and U.S. teams are getting set to go for gold

• Ken Campbell looks at how Russia’s resurgent hockey pride is at odds with the NHL’s reluctance to take part in the 2014 Sochi Olympics

• THN’s Minor-Pro Preview provides in-depth summaries of AHL teams, impact rookies and our top ECHL players under the age of 23

• Beyond the Spotlight presents the all-time Minor-Pro All-Star team

• The best and worst of hockey in plus/minus

• Our NHL Team Reports wade in with players who need to step up their game

• The NHL might have TV problems in the U.S. but our International Report shows KHL coverage is on the rise in Russia

• Inside the Numbers crunches the best players in October since the lockout

• Last Minute of Play features Charlie Teljeur’s hockeysockpuppettheatre cartoon, Larry Humber’s hockey crossword puzzle and Ryan Kennedy’s Jersey Hound, where he takes a look at the Minnesota Wild’s third jersey

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