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.
With Raptors in Finals, Shareef Abdur-Rahim wishes Grizzlies had 'more time'
Shareef Abdur-Rahim is one of the signature characters in the story of the NBA’s earliest days in Canada. And more than two decades after starting his pro career with the Vancouver Grizzlies, the NBA G League president looks back at what could've been for the league's other Canadian squad.
Six contracts with cap concerns that could be traded this summer
One team's bad contract can be another's way of picking up an extra asset or two. As teams start thinking about making moves around the salary cap this summer, we look at six contracts that could get traded away from teams looking for more room, even if it means sweetening the deal.
Ryan Dzingel's hard road back to Columbus in search of a Stanley Cup
Ryan Dzingel set off to Columbus to join the Ohio State Buckeyes in 2011, right after being taken as a long shot seventh round pick by Ottawa. Now back in Columbus as an NHLer, his journey to this point was often in doubt, but now he's a key part of the Blue Jackets' Cup run.