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.
Columbus' Brandon Dubinsky will have a hearing with the NHL's department of player safety on Saturday for his cross-check to Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby's neck late in the second period of the Blue Jackets' 2-1 overtime victory on Friday night. more »
Nikklas Kronwall scored on a two-on-one break 26 seconds into extra time to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the visiting Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Friday night. It came just moments after he nearly gave the game away. more »
After his poorest game this season, Antti Niemi stopped all three Vancouver shootout attempts after making 34 saves and the hometown Dallas Stars beat the Canucks 3-2. Tyler Seguin scored the winning goal on the first shot of the shootout. more »
Remember what happened the last time a second-year CFL expansion franchise made the Grey Cup and played one of the league’s most storied clubs for the title? It's never happened, but our CFL analyst Malcolm Kelly sees the Ottawa Redblacks defeating the Edmonton Eskimos on Sunday. more »