Rory Boylen
@RoryBoylen
Rory Boylen joined Sportsnet in 2014 and is the NHL and junior hockey editor at Sportsnet.ca. He is also co-host of the Tape to Tape NHL Podcast.
Scout's Analysis: Revisiting the Filip Hronek trade, evolution with Canucks
Rory Boylen
On March 1 of last year the Canucks made a surprise trade for Filip Hronek as they were well out of the playoff race. Today, Hronek has become an important part of Vancouver's charge to the top of the NHL table. Scout Jason Bukala looks back on the move and its impact on the team.
NHL Playoff Push: Buyers, sellers and teams in between heading to trade deadline
Rory Boylen
Scout's Analysis: How the Jets and Canadiens made out in Sean Monahan trade
Rory Boylen
The Jets make a move to go all-in, while the Canadiens strengthen their future even more, leaving Kent Hughes with options on what to do next. Our scout Jason Bukala shares his breakdown of this trade.
NHL All-Star Player Draft Blog: What the final rosters look like
Rory Boylen
For the first time in nine years the NHL All-Star Player Draft returns. Read along to find out what happened and what the final results were. Which team do you like the most?
What the Canucks, Flames get in big Lindholm-Kuzmenko trade
Rory Boylen
Scout's Analysis: Why Columbus needs to be careful with frustrated prospect David Jiricek
Rory Boylen
He isn’t a perfect player — nobody is — but it feels like there is a breakdown in communication between him and the organization. Columbus needs to be careful they don’t mess things up with one of their top prospects.
Scout's Analysis: Projecting rising draft prospect Tij Iginla
Rory Boylen
Tij Iginla is a rising prospect in the 2024 NHL Draft, but how similar is he to his father as a player and what does he project to be as a pro? Jason Bukala looks at the player after the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.
What the NHL standings would look like using PWHL points system
Rory Boylen
Five teams that could define the NHL trade market in 2024
Rory Boylen
It's about the time of year when trade rumours really pick up steam and we get an idea of who's buying, selling and still deciding what the plan is. Here's our look at the teams shaping up to be the most interesting, whether by March 8, or beyond...