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.
Goalie Shannon Szabados, a two-time Olympic gold medallist, has returned to Canada after a failed attempt to stick with the Peoria Rivermen of the Southern Professional Hockey League under a package deal with defenceman and friend Carl Nielsen. more »
Veteran hockey writer Mike Brophy, co-author of the new book "Unbreakable: 50 Goals in 39 Games," gives his thoughts on what the NHL can do to make Wayne Gretzky's favourite record approachable again, and how the Great One would fare in the modern game. more »
A growing number of Canadian parents have had their kids undergo baseline testing for concussions prior to the start of the season for contact sports like hockey, lacrosse or rugby. But the debate over the procedure's usefulness rages on. more »