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This Week in The Hockey News magazine: August 15, 2016

In the latest edition of The Hockey News: Is Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine the second coming of Sid & Ovie? And will the NHL’s Las Vegas experiment really work? Plus, it’s our Training Issue, with tips and tricks for players of all ages and skill levels.

In the latest edition of The Hockey News: it’s our Training Issue, with tips and tricks for players of all ages and skill levels. Features include: Muscle Men – From fit to freak, these are the 30 NHL teams’ strongest Meet The Trainers – How do NHL stars get ready to shine? These six men bring the summer polish No Stopping Smith – Most players shut it all down well before 50. Jeff Smith? He runs the world’s hardest race Gym? Rats! – These are the brutal exercises players love to hate Like A Pro – The knowledge around training is more in-depth than ever, but plenty of myths still exist Matthews & Laine – Auston and Patrik will be fan favorites, no doubt, but will the pair be the second coming of ‘Sid’ and ‘Ovie’? The comparison isn’t outlandish. One’s a soft-spoken, motivated-like-crazy jack of all trades; the other’s a larger-than-life, bull-in-a-china-shop super scorer. Let the debate begin. Welcome to Vegas – Sin City finally gets its big-time pro team. But questions still abound An Expansion Team Like No Other – Matt Larkin explains why Vegas is set up for on-ice success right off the hop Down Goes Brown – Five expansion cities that came oh-so close Youngblood at 30 – Behind the scenes of the cult classic, three decades after its silver-screen debut Brighter Dog Days – The Coyotes have struggled, but hockey’s still taken hold in the desert No Olympics, No Problem – So what if the World Cup is a money grab, says Jason Kay The New Breed Management – Want to be an NHL coach or GM? Here’s the door NHL Summer Roster Wrestling – Who won and who lost Prospect Report – Vinny? Jamie? No, No. 3 pick Pierre-Luc Dubois is one of a kind. Plus draft grades for all 30 teams. The Last Word – P.K. Subban’s a Predator because of “The Code,” says Ken Campbell

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