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via the News & Observer,
Roughly 60,000 issues of Beckett Hockey magazine -- with a cover featuring Cam Ward, Eric Staal and the words "Canes Capture the Cup!" -- will hit U.S. and Canadian newsstands next week, whether or not the Canes hoist the trophy. The monthly magazine, billed as the "preferred collectibles publication of the NHL," went to press with the Hurricanes leading the Edmonton Oilers 2 games to 0. Carolina now leads the best-of-seven series 3-2, with Game 6 on Saturday. "At first I was working under the belief that they were going to wrap this up pretty quickly. ... It had all the makings of a short series,'' said hockey editor Al Muir, whose Texas-based magazine has been in publication since 1990. Oops.

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