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.
NHL Draft Combine high on intriguing players, but light on sure things
Ryan Dixon
There is Macklin Celebrini and then there is the rest of the prospects for this summer's NHL Entry Draft.
Top defencemen Buium and Levshunov continue to garner interest at draft combine
Ryan Dixon
NHL Scouting Combine Primer: What players will go through in 2024
Ryan Dixon
The 2024 NHL Scouting Combine has been going on in Buffalo this week, with testing set for the weekend. Ryan Dixon explains what the players will go through this year.
Conn Smythe Power Rankings: Who are contenders in the Stanley Cup Final?
Ryan Dixon
Considering how much MVP weight will be placed on this final series between the Edmonton Oilers and Florida Panthers, this is still a wide-open race for the Conn Smythe Trophy. Ryan Dixon explains.
Who are the leading Conn Smythe Trophy candidates after two rounds?
Ryan Dixon
Playoff Takeaways: Panthers punch ticket to Eastern Conference Final once again
Ryan Dixon
For two decades, the Florida Panthers failed to win a single post-season series. Now, they're making great strides to erase that past, appearing in the Eastern Conference Final for the second consecutive year.
Playoff Takeaways: Bruins, Swayman show fight to keep season alive
Ryan Dixon
There’s still a long way to go, but the Boston Bruins showed plenty of fight in Game 5. They are now just two wins away from coming back from 3-1 down for the first time in their 100-year history.
Playoff Takeaways: Panthers show teeth in key win over Bruins
Ryan Dixon
Playoff Takeaways: Panthers finally solve Swayman as Game 2 gets rowdy
Ryan Dixon
Credit to the Panthers, in a game they had to have, for figuring out a way to get to Jeremy Swayman on a level nobody else has in this post-season. Ryan Dixon has the takeaways from a fiery Game 2.