Chris Johnston is in his 14th season covering the NHL and fifth for Sportsnet. His career began with The Canadian Press and has covered 10 Stanley Cup finals and two Olympics. He is a frequent contributor to Sportsnet's TV and radio platforms and a regular guest on the "Puck Talks" speaking series.
Leafs' hire of AHL coach Moore evidence of changing times in hockey
Who you employ and how they behave has never been more relevant. The level of scrutiny has gone up considerably over a handful of days, which should in theory create a healthier and more nurturing atmosphere across the sport, but also comes with some uncomfortable conversations (and revelations) about where we’ve been.
Why Patrik Berglund’s decision to walk away from NHL was no decision at all
Patrik Berglund didn’t just walk away from his NHL dream when he made the surprising decision to step away from the Buffalo Sabres last December. He also walked away from a guaranteed contract that had $13.03-million remaining on it.