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.
Montreal Canadiens defenceman Nikita Nesterov crashed feet first into the boards Saturday afternoon at the Bell Centre, which caused him to lose his skate blade and slowly hobble back to the bench. more »
Canucks fans got another look Saturday night at impressive Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk, who assisted on Mark Giordano's goal to force overtime in Vancouver, which bypassed the rookie last June to draft defence prospect Olli Juolevi. more »
She's the back-to-back Olympic women's bobsleigh champ and the current World Cup leader, but Kaillie Humphries knows her hopes of a three-peat rest on whether she can beat a fierce rival who's also a good friend. more »
Canada's Mikael Kingsbury has captured his second freestyle skiing World Cup gold medal of the weekend. The skier from Deux-Montagnes, Que., edged Benjamin Cavet of France to finish first in the dual moguls event. more »