It’s our Playoff Preview, with full-page breakdowns on each team headed to the post-season: how they win, how they lose, depth charts, the stats you need to know and the inside scoop on who to take in your fantasy draft. Plus features on Carey Price, Vladimir Tarasenko, Rick Nash Vs. John Tavares and our Cup pick, the Tampa Bay Lightning.
It’s our Playoff Preview, with full-page breakdowns on each team headed to the post-season: how they win, how they lose, depth charts, the stats you need to know and the inside scoop on who to take in your fantasy draft. Additional features include: Carey Price – From unexpected photobombs to a gaudy accumulation of wins and shutouts, the Habs’ main man between the pipes is making a name for himself and is destined to join an elite collection of Montreal puck-stopping greats. Vladimir Tarasenko – The young Russian has matured from shy rookie to difference-making star for the well-balanced Blues. Rick Nash Vs. John Tavares – New York is Gotham and home ice for two superheroes. Rick Nash is Superman and John Tavares is Batman Devan Dubnyk – Ever wonder how a goalie goes from the scrap heap to a suite in the penthouse? Minnesota’s stopper did it by using his head Tampa Bay Lightning – Bolts GM Steve Yzerman has put all the pieces in place to make his team our choice to win the Stanley Cup By THN Staff New York Rangers – Think of the Blueshirts as our 1A Cup favorites, explains Jason Kay Doug Gilmour – A true spring warrior passes along advice for what it takes to survive the playoff war Clarkson Cup – Austrian born player leads Boston to CWHL title with her one and only twig Clark Gillies – We catch up with Islanders great for Backchecking and find out why he’s praying for one last Stanley Cup run. Proteau Type – UFC fighter and WWE star CM Punk isn’t shy about showing his true colors – Blackhawks’ red. Adam Proteau profiles this unlikely hockey fan. Overtime – More on the line in the post-season? Expect more obstruction, says Ken Campbell.
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