Mike Johnston
@MikeyJ_MMA
Mike Johnston, known as “Mikey J” around the office, is a lifelong hockey and football fan who has been at Sportsnet since 2011. Johnston writes about a wide variety of sports and, despite his peaceful demeanour, has an extensive history covering the UFC and combat sports. The 1991 Toronto Argonauts are the greatest sports team of all time, and you will not convince Johnston otherwise.
Maple Leafs promote Brandon Pridham to assistant GM
Mike Johnston
Kyle Dubas, in his first significant move as Toronto Maple Leafs GM, promoted Brandon Pridham to assistant GM.
Golden Knights' Fleury not worried about long layoff before Stanley Cup
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Newfoundland Growlers logo unveiled as new ECHL team introduced
Mike Johnston
It’s always exciting when a new franchise is introduced and its logo is unveiled—even better when it involves a dog. Check out the Newfoundland Growlers.
Usman tops Maia at UFC Chile; Canadian Chad Laprise KO'd
Mike Johnston
Kamaru Usman picked up the biggest win of his career, beating Demian Maia in the main event of a UFC Fight Night event in Santiago, Chile.
Golden Knights' Gallant explains William Karlsson's secret to success
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Mirko 'Cro Cop' injured, out of Bellator 200 main event vs. Roy Nelson
Mike Johnston
Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic suffered an undisclosed injury and was forced to withdraw from his Bellator 200 main event bout with Roy Nelson.
Badou Jack vs. Adonis Stevenson draw both thrills, frustrates fight fans
Mike Johnston
Saturday's WBC light-heavyweight title fight between Badou Jack and Canadian Adonis Stevenson was a real crowd-pleaser, but the result was the opposite.
Humboldt-Pitre 'Hey, you play?' sketch prints raising money for charity
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Conn Smythe rankings: Golden Knights' Fleury or Jets' Scheifele?
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Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury and Winnipeg Jets star Mark Scheifele are ahead of the pack, but the gap is closing.