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After Golden Bears glory, Derek Ryan's journey comes full circle with Oilers
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After a national title and four years as a standout with the University of Alberta's Golden Bears, Derek Ryan's new chapter with the Oilers is less a Battle of Alberta defection and more a long-awaited homecoming. He spoke with Sportsnet about what it means to return to Edmonton as an Oiler at long last.
How Stars’ Montoya is helping hockey embrace underrepresented communities
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Understanding true impact of racism in hockey is only way we'll find progress
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Racism isn’t a problem created by those it harms. Quite the opposite. And the onus is on the unharmed to find a better path forward. Because Jalen Smereck and every other player of colour who’s seen racism go effectively unpunished up to this point deserve better from their sport — and from each of us.
After long road back, Marco Rossi reflects on the toughest year of his life
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After an arduous year that saw his NHL dreams nearly lost due to complications with COVID-19, former OHL MVP Marco Rossi is back and ready to fight for his spot in the big leagues. The Minnesota Wild prospect spoke to Sportsnet about navigating the toughest year of his life, and what it means to be back on the ice.
Surfing at Tokyo 2020: Events, schedule, athletes to watch
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Prospect of Interest: Fedor Svechkov's intelligence spurs two-way prowess
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Fedor Svechkov won't blow you away with offensive statistics or blinding speed, but he is an incredibly smart player who uses his linemates well. Here's what you need to know about the Russian forward.
Prospect of Interest: Could Luke Hughes be even better than his brothers?
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Luke will be the third Hughes brother drafted to the NHL next Friday and he's expected to go early. Could he join Jack in New Jersey or Quinn in Vancouver? Sonny Sachdeva with more on the biggest and, perhaps, best Hughes.
Prospect of Interest: Why a lost OHL season made Brandt Clarke even better
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Hockey's homophobic language problem is putting kids' lives at risk
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Eradicating homophobic language from hockey isn't just about making the game more welcoming — it's about keeping kids alive.