This week in THN: Sept. 19, 2011

In the September 19, 2011 edition of The Hockey News:

•    Red, White & Boom: Ryan Kennedy charts the American Invasion into the NHL, starting with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

•    Nashville writer David Boclair looks back at the life of Wade Belak.

•    The Hockey News editor in chief Jason Kay hopes the worst of the NHL season has passed and looks ahead to brighter days.

•    Rory Boylen reports on Tampa Bay Lightning prospect and Cornell Reds defensemen Kirill Gotovets.

•    The beefed-up Los Angeles Kings look for a Hollywood ending. Will their off-season moves turn out to be a blockbuster hit or a big-budget flop?

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•    In Proteau Type, Adam Proteau cautions against too-high expectations for the newly free-spending Buffalo Sabres.

•    Former NHL goalie and Calgary Flames goaltender coach Clint Malarchuk opens up about his battle with depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

•    British Columbia’s Jr. A Penticton Vees dip into the American Midwest, snagging eight players from Minnesota.

•    Ken Campbell questions the recent spate of deaths among NHL enforcers.

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