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.
The New York Rangers on Friday signed forward Chris Kreider to a four-year contract worth $18.5 million US through 2020. Last season, Kreider matched his career high in goals with 21 and had 43 points. more »
After only one season in Brooklyn, the New York Islanders are considering a move out of the Barclays Center to a prospective new arena in Queens, according to a report Thursday by Bloomberg News. more »
The Canadian women's soccer team captured the hearts of a nation when they earned an Olympic bronze medal four years ago, but duplicating that feat in Rio next month may prove to more difficult than people realize. more »