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This Week: January 29

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In the Jan. 29 issue of The Hockey News:

- In the cover story, we have two words for the Los Angeles Kings: Stay Bad!

- The AHL All-Star Classic Preview.

- Inside The NHL: Over-35 goalies are playing like kids again.

- In his editor’s Notebook Jason Kay questions the old adage that a good fight can change a game’s momentum.

- On the Opinion Page Aaron Portzline says that whether they’re in the playoffs or not at the trade deadline, the Blue Jackets should consider being sellers.

- In his In The Slot Column Senior Writer Ken Campbell says that pre-lockout free agent greed has been replaced by post-lockout free agent fear.

- In our Ask The Experts feature we answer your questions about the world of hockey.

- Team Reports tell you who the ‘glue guy’ is on each of the 30 NHL teams.

- In Overtime, senior writer Mike Brophy ponders who should be named to Team Canada’s coaching staff for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

- In Prospects Unlimited, we cover players and teams from the AHL, NCAA and the CHL; give you the inside-scoop on minor pro leagues across North America; and profile Justin Pogge, Pascal Pelletier, Kelsey Tessier and Ryan McDonagh.

- Your Letters To The Editor discuss the great people of the NHL, Sergei Fedorov, Don Cherry on U.S. television and the Winter Classic.

- Beyond The Spotlight profiles a former first round pick who has gone on to make a name for himself in a number of fields outside of hockey.

- In Fresh Legs – our welcome to the NHL feature – we highlight Senators center Cody Bass.

- Our Plus/Minus looks at the best and worst of hockey.

- In Snapshots, we mention Nicklas Backstrom’s rise to the top of the Calder crop; Jonathan Cheechoo’s fall from grace; and the NHL’s most dangerous shorthanded teams.

- Inside The Numbers looks at the NHL’s clutch scorers.

- Updated NHL depth Charts.

- Fan Shootout with Marian Gaborik.

All this and more can be found in THN's latest issue. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand, buy it digitally, or subscribe at today!