Ryan Dixon
@dixononsports
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.
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Biggest wins and whiffs of past five NHL trade deadlines
Ryan Dixon
Ahead of Monday's NHL trade deadline, we examine the past five deadlines and identify some wins, whiffs and even some rare win-wins.
Weekend Takeaways: Panthers could add shot in arm before trade deadline
Ryan Dixon
NHL Weekend Takeaways: Ovechkin, Zibanejad terrorizing opponents
Ryan Dixon
The two deadliest shooters from last season had a rough start to this odd year. But as we tear through the small patch of schedule that sits between the halfway point and the home stretch, Alex Ovechkin and Mika Zibanejad are once again terrorizing opponents.
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5 bold NHL trade deadline moves for teams and players in the rumour mill
Ryan Dixon
There are some clear sellers heading into the NHL trade deadline, and upwards of 10 clubs that can credibly make a case for themselves as contenders. But what moves make sense to pull the trigger on?
NHL Weekend Takeaways: Compressed schedule has teams spiralling
Ryan Dixon
NHL Weekend Takeaways: Crosby, Penguins can't stop winning
Ryan Dixon
Don't look now, but after mustering their fifth straight win, the Pittsburgh Penguins are playing like a playoff contender again, thanks to some help from the usual suspects.
NHL Weekend Takeaways: Race for second in North heating up
Ryan Dixon
With a hair over half a season to go, the race for runner-up in Canada is getting very interesting.
What a trade for Sabres' Jack Eichel could reasonably look like
Ryan Dixon
NHL Weekend Takeaways: Riveting Wild shake up the West Division hierarchy
Ryan Dixon
For most of their 20 seasons, the Wild have been fairly competitive and utterly boring. That’s changing rapidly, though, thanks to everything from flashy retro threads to a riveting Russian freshman.