This Week in The Hockey News magazine: May 5, 2014

In the May 5th edition of The Hockey News: With the NHL playoffs underway, we take a look at hockey’s past and present, examining the game’s best playoff performers, as well as a few players still searching for their first Stanley Cup.

The issue features…

•    The 20th anniversary of the New York Rangers’ last Stanley Cup through the eyes of the players that brought them there

•    How this year's Boston Bruins team has extra motivation to add another ring

•    Adam Proteau believes race is the reason for criticism to Evander Kane’s performance

•    Features on the Penguins’ Marc-Andre Fleury and the Sharks’ Joe Pavelski

•    Ken Campbell looks at what really happened with Terry Trafford, the 20-year-old OHL who tragically took his own life

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•    Team Reports for all 30 teams, with each club’s defining moment of demise or success

•    Five players who could be sent packing with a buyout and end up looking for work elsewhere

•    In Strange But True: Eddie Shore’s wild one night – a 22-hour journey through a snowstorm from Boston to Montreal

•    Why blue-chipper John Gibson is destined for NHL stardom…if he can outplay the Ducks plethora of goalie prospects

•    How former NHLer Anson Carter went from sniper to music/movie mogul in his post-hockey life

•    And much, much more.  

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