Gare Joyce
@garejoycenhl
Gare Joyce’s work has appeared in every publication from the New York Times to Canadian Hairdresser. He has written about a dozen books including The Code (a mystery novel that inspired the TV series Private Eyes) and The Wealthy Dentist (a tax-advice parable that allowed dental practitioners to extract your dental bills and fill unnumbered Swiss bank accounts). He has written about sports for 30 years and wandered over here from ESPN The Magazine.
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How Sidney Crosby reshaped the NHL in his image
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In an excerpt from his new book, "Most Valuable," Gare Joyce explains how Sidney Crosby forever changed the way NHLers — particularly generational talents — approach being pros.
Coaching and protecting MacKinnon at 12: 'We had to watch out for him'
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What would Morgan Rielly do?: How to become a Maple Leafs leader
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Morgan Rielly "does the right things without having to be told." How a 25-year-old homebody became a key voice in the Toronto Maple Leafs dressing room.
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'Why not us?': Hope and unpredictability in the 2019-20 NHL season
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As the 2019-20 season gets underway, it's natural to believe this could be your team's year. And given recent NHL history, the only crazy approach to puck drop is thinking you have any idea what's coming next.
Turning snowbirds into spring chickens on a field in Florida
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Inside the rapid rise, faster fall and lasting legacy of Chyna
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Five years in the ring was all it took Joan Laurer to redefine the role of women in pro wrestling. And with her induction into the WWE Hall of Fame, Chyna is finally getting her due.
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How the Blues pulled off one of the NHL's greatest turnarounds
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On January 2, the St. Louis Blues had the worst record in the NHL and there were calls to blow the team up. Now they’ve got a shot at their first Stanley Cup Final in five decades. This is their story.
In the spiritual home of greyhound racing as the sport dies out
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Sidney Crosby is only Cole Harbour’s second-best hockey story
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In his second year of junior hockey, Kelly Serbu noticed some issues with his eyes. He kept right on playing, though, even as he went blind.