Ryan Dixon
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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.
Meet the force of nature leading the NWHL's new Toronto franchise
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It takes a lot of energy to launch a new team in the middle of a pandemic. Fortunately, energy is something Toronto Six head coach and president Digit Murphy has in near-unlimited supply.
Weekend Takeaways: Senators' Chabot looking set to crack top tier of stardom
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Five potential trade destinations for Blue Jackets' Pierre-Luc Dubois
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The saga between the Blue Jackets and Pierre-Luc Dubois took a turn Wednesday when John Tortorella confirmed the 22-year-old "wants out." So where could Dubois end up? Here's a look at five potential destinations.
Pre-season Power Rankings: Who has the edge heading into NHL's 2021 sprint?
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For the third time in about 25 years, the NHL is dropping the puck in the dead of winter, kicking off a wild, condensed season. With this sprint about to leave the blocks, Ryan Dixon breaks down where things stand around the league heading into the new campaign.
Stanley Cup contender tiers: Who has the best chance to win in 2021?
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6 big storylines to watch in NHL's Canadian division
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The NHL's all-Canadian division is sure to produce plenty of juicy storylines this season. Here are the top six to watch for heading into the campaign.
Five potential moves to watch for before next NHL season
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As we inch closer to an abbreviated NHL season everyone hopes is coming, there are lingering situations around the league that could be resolved before the first game of the 2021 campaign.
Reverse Retro Trades: 5 NHL swaps the hockey world's changed its mind on
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Toronto Six's Digit Murphy explains how unique NWHL season will look
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Toronto Six president and coach Digit Murphy likened the NWHL's truncated 2021 season to a "World Championship [style] event," which her players are "ecstatic" to embark upon.