Jim Morris

Jim has written about sports in Canada for more than 40 years for The Canadian Press, CBC Sports, CFL.ca and Swimming Canada. He has covered eight Olympic Games and three Paralympics. He was there the night the Edmonton Oilers won their first Stanley Cup and has covered 12 Grey Cups.

Latest from Jim Morris


Canucks' Quinn Hughes continues to smash through rookie wall

If Vancouver Canucks rookie defenceman Quinn Hughes is feeling the wear and tear of a long NHL season, he isn’t showing it. He leads all rookies with 45 points and 37 assists, and over the last 10 games he’s collected three goals and eight assists.

Adam Henrique, Ducks pluck Canucks in lopsided roast

Adam Henrique scored a pair of goals as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 Sunday afternoon.

'The lights all came on': Alex Bilodeau's historic gold set tone for Vancouver Olympics

Alex Bilodeau was prepared to win a medal at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games. What he hadn't planned for was the celebrity status he earned by being the first Canadian to win an Olympic gold medal on home soil.

'They were special': Opponents still marvel at Sedin connection

One of the biggest challenges playing against Daniel and Henrik Sedin, remembers defenceman Tyler Myers, was trying to defend two people who shared a common thought process.

On night about high-scoring Sedins, it's goalie Markstrom who keys Canucks' victory

The Vancouver Canucks were not going to lose on the night Daniel and Henrik Sedin's numbers were retired. Jacob Markstrom made a career-high 49 saves as Vancouver defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 3-0 on the night two of the best Canuck players ever were honoured.

10 years later, Vancouver Olympics still evoke pride, inspiration across Canada

The impact of the Vancouver Olympics is still being felt. A country that for years seemed content with participating suddenly realized it had the resources and talent to be winners.

Retirement not on the mind of Canadian soccer great Christine Sinclair

She has scored more goals than anybody else in soccer and played more games than any other active player, but retirement isn't on the immediate horizon for Christine Sinclair.

Former Canucks Daniel, Henrik Sedin happy in their retirement

There are many things Daniel and Henrik Sedin miss about playing hockey, but the Swedish twins who will be remembered as two of the best players in Vancouver Canuck history have no regrets over their decision to retire from the NHL.

Flames bury Canucks to snap 3-game slide

Dillon Dube had a career-high three-point night with a goal and two assists as the Calgary Flames defeated the Vancouver Canucks 6-2 Saturday might.

Canada-U.S. women's hockey rivalry thrives on ice, but there's unity off it

The success of the Rivalry Series and the inclusion of a 3-on-3 women's game at the recent NHL all-star weekend has rekindled hopes for women's hockey. Canadian players like Marie-Philip Poulin see a flicker of light at the end of a dark tunnel.

Ryan O'Reilly and St. Louis Blues refuse to stop the party

Any evil stepsisters hoping the clock would strike midnight on the St. Louis Blues this season have been disappointed. The Blues lead the Western Conference and last year's Conn Smythe Trophy winner Ryan O'Reilly remains a big reason why.

Canucks pick up where they left off before all-star break in victory over Blues

J.T. Miller scored a pair of second-period goals as the Vancouver Canucks fought back from an early deficit to defeat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 Monday night.

Sitting atop crowded Pacific Division, Canucks aim a cautious eye at playoffs

There's still a lot of hockey left to play, but unlike the previous four seasons the Vancouver Canucks are giving themselves a good shot to end their playoff drought.

Tanner Pearson leads Canucks past Sharks to move into 1st in tight Pacific

Tanner Pearson scored on the power play and had an assist as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the San Jose Sharks 4-1 Saturday night.

Markstrom puts Canucks on his back in key win over Pacific foe Coyotes

Jake Virtanen scored midway through the second period to reach a career-high 26 points in a season as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 Thursday night.