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This Week in The Hockey News magazine: 2016 Champions Issue

It’s our Champions Issue, celebrating the winners from the 2015-16 season. And we commemorate the life of Gordie Howe with a special section dedicated to the man known as Mr. Hockey.

It’s our Champions Issue, celebrating the winners from the 2015-16 season. And we commemorate the life of Gordie Howe with a special section dedicated to the man known as Mr. Hockey. Features in the issue include: THE FIRST WORD – NHL should honor Gordie Howe with a trophy in his name SID & THE KID – One was born to dominate. The other came from humble bloodlines. Both took the Stanley Cup playoffs by storm. Crosby added grit and obsession to an already-full tool belt. Murray showed rookie poise in goal not seen since Dryden. Together, they led Pittsburgh’s championship charge STANLEY CUP IN PHOTOS – Sharks, Penguins create heart-stopping and heart-warming snapshots throughout the final TOP 10 NHL MOMENTS – John Scott a Cinderella man, Dennis Wideman a marked man in a memorably oddball 2015-16 CHL CHAMPS – Knights owe crown to skill, chemistry and…dancing? AHL CHAMPS – From high school to college to the Calder Cup, Werenski emerges as Lake Erie’s monster on ‘D’ ECHL CHAMPS – Two coaches overcome a whirlwind of change and tragedy to defy the odds and reach Kelly Cup final KHL CHAMPS – Metallurg reaches summit on the shoulders of mystery man Mozyakin, Russia’s secret star FINNISH CHAMPS – Tappara’s Sullen Six finally win it all on fourth try SWEDISH CHAMPS – Third Swedish title best yet for ‘the other Lundqvist’ CWHL CHAMPS – Motherhood helps make Mikkelson a CWHL champ; NWHL CHAMPS – Boston Pride do it for Denna to win the Isobel Cup WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – Duchene excels in Swiss Army Knife role for Canada; American women have secret to conquering Canucks NHL TEAM REPORTS – SCHEIFELE HEAD OF BREAKOUT STAR CLASS FOR 2016-17 THE LAST WORD – Left-for-dead Rutherford brought Pens back to life

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