Rory Boylen
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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.
NHL Draft Lottery Phase 2 Blog: New York Rangers to pick first overall
Rory Boylen
It was a quick reveal in the second phase of the lottery, but we now know the New York Rangers will pick first and likely end up with Alexis Lafreniere. Here's a recap on how the second lottery unfolded.
2020 NHL Draft Lottery Phase 2 Primer: Who will pick first overall?
Rory Boylen
Blue Jackets in tough spot after epic collapse: 'We can’t live in the past'
Rory Boylen
The Columbus Blue Jackets had this series in their hand. Another upset was in view. And then history happened. Now, the Blue Jackets must find a way to regain composure and slow down Toronto all over again in Game 5.
Nick-Robertson
NHL Weekend Takeaways: Defence frustrates Maple Leafs, Canucks
Rory Boylen
The NHL returned with a bang over the weekend. From physical hockey, to tight defence, highlight goals and one big injury that could change the course of a series, we look back at the first games in nearly five months.
One player to watch closely on each of the NHL's 24 playoff teams
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Five bold predictions for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs
Rory Boylen
When coming up with bold predictions, what you're really doing is setting yourself up to fail. But it's a fun exercise anyway. So we present five bold predictions for the Stanley Cup Playoffs, which we think have some basis in reality.
6 things we learned in the NHL: Kevin Fiala will be a problem for Canucks
Rory Boylen
On the second day of exhibition games, Kevin Fiala picked up where he left off, so did the Florida Panthers (for the wrong reasons) and Alex Ovechkin looked as though he didn't take a break from playing.
6 things we learned in the NHL: Nothing can diminish the Battle of Alberta
Rory Boylen
Anthony-Beauvillier
Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Islanders vs. Panthers
Rory Boylen
The Islanders and Panthers are led by two excellent, Stanley Cup-winning coaches, but the two rosters also come with many questions. Can Sergei Bobrosvky regain form? Can the Islanders defence recapture some of its form from 2019? Here's our series preview.