Gare Joyce
Features Editor Gare Joyce has written about sports for over 30 years, winning four National Magazine Awards and landing on The Best American Sports Writing notable list seven times. He was a hockey columnist for the Globe and Mail in the 90s and a staff feature writer for ESPN The Magazine and espn.com during the aughts.
All four lines click as Maple Leafs take care of business in Tampa
Gare Joyce
The Toronto Maple Leafs took care of business in their most important game of the season, getting contributions from up and down the lineup in their win over Tampa Bay.
The only problem with Zaitsev is how much Maple Leafs ask of him
Gare Joyce
Maple Leafs run out of charm in ugly blowout loss
Gare Joyce
The Toronto Maple Leafs had seemed to right their ship with three straight wins. Then came Tuesday's loss in Florida, and now the team is out of the Eastern Conference playoff picture.
Is 50-year-old bad press keeping Dick Allen out of the Hall of Fame?
Gare Joyce
In his playing days, Dick Allen was hated by the media. And though that enmity had plenty to do with the colour of Allen's skin, the bad press it generated may still be keeping the Phillies great out of Cooperstown.
Big Read: Behind closed doors on NHL trade deadline day
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Leafs' William Nylander buried at centre, but not forgotten
Gare Joyce
William Nylander would be the most conspicuous rookie on, oh, 25, 26, maybe 27 NHL teams and yet somehow he gets third billing among the Toronto Maple Leafs’ freshmen most nights.
Dear Doug: A letter to Blues GM Doug Armstrong
Gare Joyce
Sportsnet's Gare Joyce writes a letter to Blues GM Doug Armstrong after St. Louis edged the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Thursday night.
What you need to know about the CHL civil suit certification hearing
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Big Read: Can the CHL afford to pay its players?
Gare Joyce
Answering the question at the heart of a pending lawsuit could reshape major junior hockey in Canada.