This Week in THN: Feb. 22, 2010

In the Feb. 22 issue of The Hockey News:

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• It’s our Goalie Issue, where we rank the NHL’s top 30 goalies and profile the game’s best stoppers. Check out who made the cut and who didn’t.

• Ken Campbell takes a look at Ryan Miller’s career year, from his success with the Buffalo Sabres to being named the starting goaltender for Team USA at this month’s Winter Olympics.

• Martin Brodeur is one of the best goalies year after year; we talk to him about what makes him the NHL’s most consistent keeper. 

• Ryan Kennedy looks at Florida Panthers goalie prospect Jacob Markstrom and gives us a look at when we can expect the Panthers goalie of the future to cross the pond and make his mark on North America. 

• Ryan Dixon examines the current Montreal Canadiens goalie situation and gives his opinion on what the Habs should do with soon-to-be restricted free agents Jaroslav Halak and Carey Price. 

• In the Slot with Ken Campbell debates whether the trapezoid behind the net is helping or hurting the game. 

• Inside the NHL looks ahead to this summer, when 27 goalies could potentially become free agents.  We take a look at what each team is spending on the goaltending position as well as what some of these potential free agents could be worth. 

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• Also in Inside the NHL, we profile former NHLer, Haitian-born Claude Vilgrain, and how the earthquake in Haiti has affected him and his family.

• In Proteau Type, Adam Proteau talks to the newest Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender, Jean-Sebastien Giguere.

• In Overtime, Eric Duhatschek examines what Evgeni Nabokov means to the Sharks and whether or not the impending unrestricted free agent has a future in San Jose.

• With summer creeping up, we present our 32nd annual Summer Hockey School Guide. Get all the best tips and advice for picking the hockey camp best suited for your child.

• NHL Team Reports takes a look at some of the interesting quirks each team’s goalies have.

• In Crowd Shots, Milan Michalek answers some fan questions in Fan Shootout, we show you our best Letters to the Editor and Adam Proteau answers your questions in Ask Adam.

• Inside the Numbers takes a look at the NHL’s top goalies, revealing unique stats that are sure to impress.

• Last Minute of Play features Larry Humber’s crossword puzzle and Charlie Teljeur’s hockeysockpuppettheatre cartoon.

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