John Shannon
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John Shannon has seen it, done it and been there when it comes to all things sports broadcasting. The 36-year sports media veteran brings extensive experience from both behind and in front of the camera to his role as an insider and analyst for the NHL on Sportsnet.
John Shannon's Top 25 NHL Power Brokers 2019
John Shannon
There are more players on this year’s Power 25 than there were in 2018 or 2017. There’s one simple reason for that: The game on the ice demands it. But does that mean there's a new No. 1 on this year's list? There's only one way to find out...
Candidate pool for Seattle NHL's coach and GM is long and deep
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It's time the Hockey Hall of Fame welcomed Ron MacLean and Dave Hodge
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Watching Hockey Night in Canada this past Saturday and the discussion between hosts Ron MacLean and Dave Hodge was some of the most enjoyable and gratifying television I have seen recent years.
Hockey Night in Canada's baby blue blazer was a uniform like no other
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It was a different time. When cable television meant you received the three American networks and not every sporting event was broadcast.
Player data will be hot topic as NHL enters sports betting arena
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Ziegler’s NHL tenure had lasting impact in Canada
John Shannon
When John Ziegler was president of the NHL, the landscape of the league was far different than it is today. In fact, it was Ziegler – an American executive – who helped Canada become a bigger part of the league.
Ottawa Senators sale rumour latest distraction team doesn’t need
John Shannon
Eugene Melnyk owns the Ottawa Senators. End of story. For now.
NHL's road to gambling revenue lengthy despite Supreme Court ruling
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Why you shouldn't expect Bettman to slow down anytime soon
John Shannon
Could Gary Bettman one day become the longest-serving commissioner in pro sports hisory? Without a doubt, and he will do it with almost little or no fanfare. Just the way he likes it.