It's the 2016-17 edition of The Hockey News’ Yearbook, your essential guide to the upcoming NHL season. Inside you’ll find:
NHL TEAM REPORTS – The hunters are now the hunted as the Penguins get set to defend their crown. Your survival guide is here, packed with all you need for the 2016-17 season: outlooks, prospects, depth charts, stats, schedules and predictions for the Pens and the 29 teams stalking them.
STATS & SCHEDULE – 20 pages for the numbers nerds and calendar watchers in all of us.
Plus features on:
VICTOR HEDMAN – It took seven long years, but Hedman is now the standard for blueline behemoths.
P.K. SUBBAN – New team? No problem. It’s in his DNA to take the heat and adapt to change.
T.J. BRODIE – The man of so few words opens up about being the NHL’s most underrated player.
The THN TOP 50 – Crosby is king once again, but the challengers to his reign are primed and ready to usurp his crown.
BRENDAN GALLAGHER – Short on stature and big on guts, he’s gunning for glory with the Habs after a season to forget.
JOE THORNTON – The dude is so brutally honest and wacky even his agent brother thinks he’s a weirdo.
JACK EICHEL – He started out as a deer in headlights, but now he’s staring down the spotlight as a budding star.
And much more!