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.
Weekend Takeaways: Hurricanes reliance on balance and depth crucial to success
In two of the past three years, the Carolina Hurricanes lost in the playoffs to a team that ultimately made the Stanley Cup Final or claimed the Cup itself. Given what they can do across the board, it’s easy to see a scenario where nobody gets in their way this year.