After Golden Bears glory, Derek Ryan's journey comes full circle with Oilers
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.
Understanding true impact of racism in hockey is only way we'll find progress
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
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.