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This Week in The Hockey News magazine: June 20, 2016

It’s THN’s Free Agency Preview, with everything you need know about your team heading into the summer, plus features on Steven Stamkos, Kyle Okposo and our Free Agent Power Rankings.

It’s THN’s Free Agency Preview, with everything you need know about your team heading into the summer. Features include: Kyle Okposo – The free agent winger’s family name means ‘Heavy rains and thunderstorms,’ and he’ll attract a tempest of lucrative offers as the top prize not named Steven Stamkos. Life as an Islander made Okposo the hardworking family man he is today. But that doesn’t mean he’ll stay in Brooklyn Steven Stamkos – Could the sweepstakes be for suckers in the end? Trade Bait – Big names on the block could bust open trade market Every Free Agent – UFAs and RFAs for all 30 teams and projected cap hits Mock Draft – After the top three, the field is wide open. Here’s how we see the first round playing out Prospects – Cliff Pu puts his trust in major junior hockey royalty, and Libor Hajek continues Saskatoon’s Euro pipeline The Last Word – Lombardi can finally turn focus to on-ice problems, explains Ken Campbell Top 10 NHL GMs – The off-season is when the suits begin to shine. We break down the premier roster architects in the business John Chayka – Youngest GM in NHL history won’t only be using numbers to turn Coyotes into Cup contenders Free Agent Power Rankings – Who will go where? Have our Top 20 list at the ready when the feeding frenzy begins July 1 Hired Guns – 2018 Olympic host nation South Korea loads up on Canadian talent ahead of the Winter Games Ed Snider – The NHL’s most colorful owner rocked it old-school in Philly, and fans loved him for it And much more!

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