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.
Five of the worst NHL teams to ever make the Stanley Cup Final
In a chaotic 24-team Stanley Cup tournament, a club that was out of it in March could suddenly find itself Cinderella material. They wouldn't be the first shocking contenders either. With that in mind, here are some of the worst teams to get to within four wins or less of winning it all.
Looking back at the defining UFA moments of NHL's salary-cap era
In the absence of the usual July 1 free-agency chaos, we look back at some of the defining UFA moments of the salary-cap era. But this list isn’t just about highlighting monster deals — it’s about all those intriguing, often ill-fated storylines that stuck with us over the years.