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.
Looking at the risk/reward of the Ottawa Senators' attacking style
Rory Boylen
The Ottawa Senators are playing a different, more aggressive style this season, which is a bit out of character for Guy Boucher. Through gifs, we look at the good and bad of this new-look attack.
Coach David Quinn putting early stamp on new-look Rangers
Rory Boylen
Elias Pettersson stars among 9 early NHL rookie standouts
Rory Boylen
It's too early to make any final judgments on these players, but there have been nine standout rookies through the first week of the season.
Brian Elliott on smaller equipment: 'I’m getting bruised like crazy'
Rory Boylen
Goal scoring is up again early this season, and if it stays that way we'll be talking more about the streamlined chest protectors that were recently introduced. Philadelphia's Brian Elliott already spoke out about it, saying he's been getting bruised by shots.
Fact or fiction: Which pre-season performances are for real?
Rory Boylen
The best and worst case scenario for each NHL team in 2018-19
Rory Boylen
Every NHL team and its fanbase will head into the new season with some kind of optimism. But even the best laid plans often go awry.
Zack Smith talks about going on waivers: 'It was kinda hard to grasp'
Rory Boylen
Zack Smith was surprisingly put on waivers earlier this week, and he said it was humbling to hear words of support from not only his teammates, but other players around the league.
NHL 2018-19 FYI: Key dates, rule changes, big names in new places
Rory Boylen
CHL Weekend Takeaways: Byfield bursts on to the major junior scene
Rory Boylen