Tim WharnsbyTim's worked the sports beat at The Globe and Mail and the Toronto Sun, specializing in Canada's one true sporting obsession - hockey. He knows the players, the coaches, the backroom boys and most importantly, the fans. That's what he brings to his stories. Knowledge, fairness and understanding are trademarks of a Wharnsby story. That's what you will get here as he writes for CBCSports.ca.
Canada will have to settle for an appearance in the bronze-medal game at the world under-18 hockey championship after dropping a 7-2 decision to the United States in semifinal play Saturday at the Bossard Arena in Zug, Switzerland. more »
The Senators were packing a punch the Canadiens couldn't match, the Rangers did just enough to dispatch the Penguins, and the Wild looked like a completely different team. Here are three stories from Friday's NHL playoff action: more »
Fans love to wear their team's colours with pride. But some go much further than just wearing a jersey. Some represent on their #CBCHockeyMug, some at work with colleagues and others use their babies as a team flag...not a literal team flag, of course. more »
It was a surprising gesture of support from the Calgary Flames, as the team posted a message on Twitter Thursday, which will also appear in the Saturday edition of the Winnipeg Free Press congratulating the Jets on their season. more »
The Tampa Bay Lightning look to take control by winning Game 5 Saturday (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 6 p.m. ET) at home against Detroit after erasing a 2-0 deficit late in the third period Thursday, thanks in large part to the play of centre Tyler Johnson. more »