Dan Robson
@RobsonDan
Dan Robson is a senior writer with Sportsnet. He has also written and collaborated on several books about sports. His writing often explores characters and issues outside the game.
Meet Jay Sharrers, the NHL's first black official
Dan Robson
Swapping his sweater for pinstripes as a teenager to stay close to the game he loves, Jay Sharrers set out on a trailblazing path to the National Hockey League.
In Nassar hearing, Sheldon Kennedy sees history repeating
Dan Robson
Cowichan Valley 'where it all began' for ex-NHLer Geoff Courtnall
Dan Robson
The Cowichan Valley was where Geoff Courtnall first put on skates. Much later, it also helped launch his NHL career.
Big Read: Inside Kevin Stevens's 25-year fight with addiction
Dan Robson
Once one of the NHL's best power forwards, Kevin Stevens lost his career to a combination of injury and drug addiction. Now, the former Penguins star is working to put the pieces of his life back together.
Big Read: Remembering the Boys in Red 10 years after tragedy
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Big Read: The oral history of the first Senators season
Dan Robson
Twenty-five years ago, the Ottawa Senators began their modern history with a bang and then whimpered to the finish. This is the story of a glorious win and many, many losses.
Why former NHLer Riley Cote wants hockey to embrace cannabis
Dan Robson
Riley Cote consumed cannabis during his days an an NHLer. Now he wants the league to embrace the drug as a way to manage anxiety and pain.
Why Kevin Bieksa will never stop talking about Rick Rypien
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Edmonton's mayor is right — it's time for Eskimos to change name
Dan Robson
Edmonton's mayor thinks his city's CFL team should change its name before the 2018 Grey Cup. He's right.