Tim Wharnsby

Pageau continues to thrive for hometown Sens

By: Tim Wharnsby

For some hockey players, the pressure and the ample amount of distractions are too much to play professionally in their hometown.

2 days ago

11:11 has a different meaning for Josh Bailey

By: Tim Wharnsby

Every once in a while an incident or a scene will evoke a memory with New York Islanders veteran forward Josh Bailey about his late junior teammate, Mickey Renaud.

February 13, 2019

Cracknell running low on display space but not positivity

By: Tim Wharnsby

Adam Cracknell is back in the show.

February 6, 2019

Soderberg enjoying renaissance play, career-firsts

By: Tim Wharnsby

In a league that continues to get younger, veteran centre Carl Soderberg keeps improving with age.

January 30, 2019

Wagner scores one twice for Grandpa Jimbo

By: Tim Wharnsby

The New Year has ushered in some emotional and eventful times for Boston Bruins rugged fourth-line forward Chris Wagner.

January 16, 2019

Spurgeon standing tall on Wild's blueline

By: Tim Wharnsby

Pardon the pun, but the list of players in the NHL this season under 170 pounds is short. The list of defencemen is even shorter.

January 9, 2019

With latest milestone in hand, Brouwer eyes postseason with Panthers

By: Tim Wharnsby

Troy Brouwer chalks it up to timing for his NHL chance, but it's postseason prowess that's helped him get to 800 regular-season games.

January 2, 2019

Keller riding an impressive sophomore season into All-Star break

By: Tim Wharnsby

Is there any doubt the crafty Clayton Keller is worthy of being selected for the 2019 NHL All-Star Game?

December 26, 2018

Golden memory shines bright for Ennis

By: Tim Wharnsby

Even though his world junior golden moment happened a decade ago, Tyler Ennis vividly remembers the drama that played out as if it was yesterday.

December 26, 2018

Christmas came early for Eaves family

By: Tim Wharnsby

Beth and Mike Eaves were brought to tears recently when their son presented them with a framed bachelor of arts diploma.

December 19, 2018

International experience, perseverance shaped Jensen's game

By: Tim Wharnsby

Detroit Red Wings defenceman Nick Jensen admits facing a player named Nicklas Jensen was a little on the strange side.

December 12, 2018

Over 21 seasons of mileage for Thornton – and his family too

By: Tim Wharnsby

Joe Thornton’s career is going strong in his 21st pro season – and so are his parents.

December 4, 2018

At the rink and away from it, Moore thankful for Olczyk's impact

By: Tim Wharnsby

The 2019 Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium will be extra special for John Moore, who knows hockey wasn't always so popular near his suburban Chicago hometown.

November 28, 2018

Dubois father-son relationship navigates two leagues

By: Tim Wharnsby

Hockey is in his DNA. There is a reason why Dubois wears sweater No. 18.

November 22, 2018

Boyles a family of fighters

By: Tim Wharnsby

Brian Boyle understandably becomes emotional when queried about what the past three weeks have been like for him.

November 14, 2018

1,000 NHL games later, Spezza committed to change

By: Tim Wharnsby

Jason Spezza has been in a reflective mood lately. Playing in your 1,000 career game will do that to you.

November 7, 2018

Jankowski's nostalgic connection to Calgary

By: Tim Wharnsby

A year ago, as a rookie, Calgary Flames forward Mark Jankowski made a nostalgic trip to the Stampede Corral.

October 31, 2018

Alzner: It was the first time I was happy to see a team that I wasn’t on, win

By: Tim Wharnsby

History tells us that players will not closely follow the proceedings of the Stanley Cup playoffs if he doesn’t make the postseason or his team has been eliminated.

October 23, 2018

Long and winding path leads to veteran status for Muzzin

By: Tim Wharnsby

A Stanley Cup, a World championship and World Cup of Hockey title, but nothing has come easy for the Los Angeles Kings veteran defenceman.

October 17, 2018

Howden brothers grow, bond through on-ice success

By: Tim Wharnsby

The past 13 months have been a joyous and eventful time for New York Rangers forward Brett Howden and his older brother Quinton.

October 3, 2018