In the September 19, 2011 edition of The Hockey News:
• Red, White & Boom: Ryan Kennedy charts the American Invasion into the NHL, starting with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
• Nashville writer David Boclair looks back at the life of Wade Belak.
• The Hockey News editor in chief Jason Kay hopes the worst of the NHL season has passed and looks ahead to brighter days.
• Rory Boylen reports on Tampa Bay Lightning prospect and Cornell Reds defensemen Kirill Gotovets.
• The beefed-up Los Angeles Kings look for a Hollywood ending. Will their off-season moves turn out to be a blockbuster hit or a big-budget flop?
• In Proteau Type, Adam Proteau cautions against too-high expectations for the newly free-spending Buffalo Sabres.
• Former NHL goalie and Calgary Flames goaltender coach Clint Malarchuk opens up about his battle with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
• British Columbia’s Jr. A Penticton Vees dip into the American Midwest, snagging eight players from Minnesota.
• Ken Campbell questions the recent spate of deaths among NHL enforcers.