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This Week in THN: Aug. 3

The Hockey News

The Hockey News

In the August 3 edition of The Hockey News:

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• In our cover story, Ken Campbell recaps the Montreal Canadiens’ off-season and their attempt to recapture glory.

• A recap of the NHL draft features the Swedish invasion of the first round.

• Inside the NHL explores the chaos that is NHL free agency.

• In Overtime, Eric Duhatschek explains the pressure on Calgary blueliner Jay Bouwmeester to lead a starving city to a championship.

• Editor in chief Jason Kay comes up with new candidates for the NHL’s most respected player now that Joe Sakic is retired.

• In Proteau Type, columnist Adam Proteau discusses which teams “pimped” their chances at a Stanley Cup over the summer.

• Ken Campbell discusses the economics of NHL free agency in his In the Slot column.

• On The Opinion Page, Adrian Dater looks back on some stories from Joe Sakic’s legendary career.

• Our NHL team reports give you draft recaps throughout the league.

• Our special Skate Buyer’s Guide section gives you all the information you need to know about the most important piece of hockey equipment.

• Prospects unlimited examines Doug Janik of the Grand Rapids Griffins, Mark Flood of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and Carter Ashton, a first round pick of the Tampa Bay Lightning in this year’s NHL draft.

• In Crowd Shots, the best Letters to the Editor are featured and Adam Proteau answers readers’ questions in Ask Adam.

• The best and worst of hockey in plus/minus

• Last Minute of Play features Charlie Teljeur’s hockeysockpuppettheatre cartoon, Larry Humber’s hockey crossword puzzle and Ryan Kennedy’s Jersey Hound, featuring the Rogle BK sweaters.

• Beyond the Spotlight looks at Itan Chavira, one of the best inline hockey players in the world.

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