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.
Ness Murby's quest to become the first openly transgender Paralympian
Ryan Dixon
Having made a lifelong habit of shattering expectations, Canadian discus-thrower Ness Murby is now gunning to break barriers.
Meet the NLL ref working to spread love and acceptance in sport
Ryan Dixon
Why Canadiens have taken on role of 'Canada's team' for the first time
Ryan Dixon
Set to begin their Cup Final series, the Canadiens find themselves in the role of 'Canada's team' for the first time. How did the concept of an NHL club representing an entire nation take hold, and does it apply to the 2021 Habs? Ryan Dixon takes a closer look ahead of Game 1 on Sportsnet and SN Now at 8 p.m. ET.
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The '93 Habs and the last time the Cup came home to Canada
Ryan Dixon
Revisit Montreal’s 1993 Stanley Cup run with the players, coaches and executives who lived through a record 10 overtime wins en route to Canada’s last Cup.
Meet the NLL ref working to spread love and acceptance in sport
Ryan Dixon
How Nick Suzuki became the Canadiens' centre of the future
Ryan Dixon
For years, the Montreal Canadiens have struggled, slipped and stumbled in their quest for an elite centre. The emergence of Nick Suzuki puts an end to the search. Finally.
Golden Knights' Fleury has seen everything over roller coaster career
Ryan Dixon
As Vegas Golden Knights stopper Marc-Andre prepares to start his 145th post-season contest on Friday -- a winner-take-all affair versus the Minnesota Wild -- he does so armed with the knowledge that no matter what his opponent or the game itself throws at him, there can’t be any curveballs left he hasn’t seen. Coverage begins on Sportsnet and CBC at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT.
One burning question for all 16 teams in Stanley Cup Playoffs
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Why your favourite team won't bring home the Stanley Cup
Ryan Dixon
The hard truth is that 16 wins only happens for one of the 16 teams that qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs. A lot of fanbases are more than prepared for the idea that this, in fact, won’t be the year. Here’s why your favourite team won’t win the Cup.