This Week in The Hockey News magazine: March 9, 2015

In the March 9 edition of The Hockey News, it’s our annual Trade Deadline Preview, looking at who goes where and which teams need what at the NHL’s annual swap meet. Features include:

– Coach Killer?
Kessel stands accused of being uncoachable. Is the charge valid? It’s time to separate fact from fiction

– Ron Francis Knows The Deal
Canes GM has a star center in play at the deadline, like he was 24 years ago

– Trading Post
Whither will the trade winds blow these 10 players most likely to be dealt? We give you the odds they’ll be moving

– The Trade Matrix
Which teams are buyers, which are sellers and who’s on the fence? We break down all their needs and assets

– Trade Deadline Rewind
Some famous swaps look far different today than they did when they happened. THN turns back the clock

– Wheeling And Dealing On Live TV
From Eva Mendes to Brian Burke, James Duthie tells you why Trade Deadline Day always takes the TSN crew on a wild and wacky ride

– The Other Immense Trade
Imagine Ovechkin-Green for Doughty-Carter. That’s ostensibly what happened nearly 40 years ago, explains Jason Kay

– Clichés For Dollars
Players, coaches and GMs are comically predictable this time of the year. Adam Proteau gets you ready for Deadline Day Bingo

Also in the issue:

– A Special Tribute To Martin Brodeur
The freshly retired legend looks back on his career in his own words

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– Norris Knocking
Mark Giordano is one half of arguably the NHL’s top pairing. Find out which team’s D-corps is No. 1 in the league in our exclusing Defense Rankings

– Jakub In Charge
Voracek rockets to the top in Philly, plus features on Patrice Bergeron, Semyon Varlamov, Anze Kopitar, Carey Price, Joe Pavelski and Braden Holtby in our NHL Team Reports

– Backchecking: The Teenage Sensation
Danny Lewicki was still just a kid when he completed a hat trick of championship titles. Then his career hit some bumps in the road

– The Mouth That Roared
Josh Ho-Sang doesn’t mince words when talking about his game and expectations, and he can back it up with numbers. And we introduce the Red Wings’ latest late-round find in Prospect Reports

– Pacific Heights Building Blocks
The creation of an all-California division in the AHL is sure to strengthen the foundation of growth in the state, says Ryan Kennedy in The Straight Edge

– Now The Hard Work Begins
In Overtime, Ken Campbell explains why just because Martin Brodeur wants to transition into management doesn’t mean it will be smooth sailing

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