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.
Ottawa Senators off-season report: Busy summer ahead?
Ryan Dixon
Many still believe that the turnover in Ottawa will start with the trading of star defenceman Erik Karlsson. But general manager Pierre Dorion has a number of big decisions to make this off-season.
Big Read: The '93 Habs and the last time the Cup came home to Canada
Ryan Dixon
Big Read: How Bruins sniper Pastrnak rose to NHL stardom
Ryan Dixon
He's got the personality and playing style to be a superstar. And after an offensive explosion in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the whole league has been put on notice: Don't sleep on David Pastrnak.
Pressure mounts on Bruins, who fail to put away Leafs once again
Ryan Dixon
The Boston Bruins’ inability to finish on both a small and large scale has put their entire season in peril.
Bruins' impressive fourth line earning every word of praise
Ryan Dixon
Maple Leafs will need more of Kadri's combative game to force a Game 7
Ryan Dixon
Nazem Kadri was back in the lineup Saturday after a three-game suspension for the Maple Leafs and looking like his old self. If they're serious about forcing a Game 7 with the Bruins they’ll need even more of the combativeness that seems to come so naturally to him.
Bruins likely to have Bergeron back against Leafs in Game 5
Ryan Dixon
While nothing is official, bank on Patrice Bergeron playing for the Boston Bruins Saturday night when they try to finish off the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Familiar defensive woes sinking Maple Leafs' first-round chances
Ryan Dixon
Unfazed Bruins still firmly in driver's seat against Leafs
Ryan Dixon
The Bruins are fully justified in their expected stance that life is just fine right now. There will be no hand-wringing during an extra off-day at Boston’s hotel.