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.
Winnipeg Jets dip back into Finnish prospect pool with high IQ Heinola
Ryan Dixon
The Winnipeg Jets have had success picking players out of a rising Finnish program and went back to that well in Round 1 Friday night, coming away with a highly intelligent defenceman in Ville Heinola.
Justifying my voting selections for the NHL Awards
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With Raptors in Finals, Shareef Abdur-Rahim wishes Grizzlies had 'more time'
Ryan Dixon
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
Ryan Dixon
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.
The Blue Jackets had a plan for this. And that's the craziest part.
Ryan Dixon
Ryan Dzingel's hard road back to Columbus in search of a Stanley Cup
Ryan Dixon
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.
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Devils feel winds of change after winning NHL Draft Lottery
Ryan Dixon
Devils GM Ray Shero was ecstatic about the fact his club will be picking first overall for the second time in three years.
Season Takeaways: NHL’s young guns spurring '80s-esque offensive revival
Ryan Dixon
2019 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Golden Knights vs. Sharks
Ryan Dixon
The San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights meet in a rematch from last year's second round series. Both are coming in to the playoffs a little cold -- here's a look at how they match up.