Ryan Dixon has been covering pro sports— beginning with hockey — since 2006. After spending five years with The Hockey News, Ryan joined the Sportsnet team in 2011. He specializes in features and has written about everything from NHL stars to soccer in Northern Uganda. Ryan is the co-host of the Tape II Tape hockey podcast on Sportsnet.ca.
Conn Smythe Power Rankings: Could Tkachuk or Bobrovsky win regardless of Cup outcome?
Could we see the first non-Stanley Cup-winning Conn Smythe Trophy recipient in 20 years? With the way Matthew Tkachuk and Sergei Bobrovsky have been playing, it's a real possibility if the Golden Knights top the Panthers in the Cup Final.
What possible Marner, Nylander trades could look like for Maple Leafs
If the Maple Leafs do decide to alter their core with a trade, Mitch Marner and William Nylander appear to be the most likely candidates. Ryan Dixon proposes a trade for each player to better understand what the return for Toronto could look like.
Avs' Landeskog not contemplating retirement after yet another knee setback
The Colorado Avalanche already know how tough life can be without their captain. Now, they’ll stare down that challenge again with the news Gabriel Landeskog is about to have another knee surgery that will prevent him from lining up for the Avs in the coming 2023-24 season.
Seven potential off-season suitors for Jets' Connor Hellebuyck
Whether or not a contract extension for Connor Hellebuyck was part of the equation, you know Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff would be fielding a lot of calls. With that in mind, let’s identify some squads that would be fastest to the phone, figuring out what it might take to get one of the best goalies around in their crease.