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This Week in The Hockey News magazine: Playoff Preveiw 2016

Meet the new THN, with an updated logo and a fresh look inside! It’s our Playoff Preview edition, where we give a full-page breakdown – including Fantasy Zone, Depth Chart and X-Factor – for each post-season team. Plus, features on Burns, Backstrom, Crawford and much more.

Meet the new THN, with an updated logo and a fresh look inside! It’s our Playoff Preview edition, where we give a full-page breakdown – including Fantasy Zone, Depth Chart and X-Factor – for each team headed to the post-season and hoping to bring home the Cup. Also in the issue: NORTHERN BLIGHTS – How hard is NHL’s wallet hit with zero Canadian teams in playoffs? IN MEMORIAM – Hall of Famer Andy Bathgate won the Big Apple’s heart with his THE BOY AND THE GAME – Terminal illness cannot dull young Josh Karels’ love for his family and passion for hockey BRENT BURNS – Life in the NHL is organized chaos for the San Jose Sharks’ dynamic defenseman. Beneath the facial mane and gregarious personality is a cerebral athlete, carefully planning his every move COREY CRAWFORD – Years of riding minor-league buses hardened the Hawks goalie into a mentally tough monster NICKLAS BACKSTROM – Stoic Swede plays Robin to Ovie’s Batman, but he’s far more Joker than the hockey world realizes 10 BURNING QUESTIONS – These pretenders have a lot to prove. It’s a certainty not all will answer the bell A SNOWBALL’S CHANCE – Oral history of the 1996 playoffs whisks us back to Florida’s Year of the Rat and Roy’s redemption in Colorado THE LAST WORD – Playoffs can make up for dull regular season. Ken Campbell gives us 10 reasons how

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