Category: Sports

  • NHL playoffs a busy time: for some more than others

    NHL playoffs a busy time: for some more than others

    Thomas Drance is thankful for Twitter – perhaps more than your typical social media junkie. Without it, he might not have a career. Immediately following graduation from the University of Toronto in 2009, the only work he could find was as a bus tour guide. When that seasonal work ended, he eventually landed in a […]

  • Mirtle, the future of hockey analytics

    As a hockey writer James Mirtle doesn’t care about being a numbers guy, being the first one to tweet something, or having the popular opinion. For Mirtle, hockey writing is about being right. And his ability to be right over the course of his career is what made Mirtle the important voice in the hockey […]

  • The OHL recruits your son, what’s next?

    The OHL recruits your son, what’s next?

    Despite declining enrollment numbers in the sport of hockey there are still over 600,000 kids under the age of 15 who play hockey in Canada. This year alone there are over a thousand players eligible for the 2015 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection draft. Most hockey parents dream of seeing their son drafted to a […]

  • Lifestyle Choices and Health Symposium: A healthier London and a happier softball team

    Lifestyle Choices and Health Symposium: A healthier London and a happier softball team

    We all know exercise is good for us, but does that mean we do it? Most people don’t, according to Dr. Peter Lemon, Western University professor and Director of the Exercise Nutrition Research Laboratory. That’s why he organizes the Exercise and Nutrition Symposium, an event aimed at informing both students and the wider London community. […]