Articles by Dan Russell

swimming pool inside Pan Am pool building

Swimming in Canada: A new pool and a bright future

With the 2015 Pan American Games in the past, the pool at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre in Scarborough has turned its focus to the future of swimming in Canada. Coming off the most successful summer muti-sport event in the country’s history, the goal is to continue to grow the sport not only for the 2016 Olympics, but for the next few cycles. However, the first step is Rio, and improving on the two medals won at London 2012.

Kasperi Kapanen skating at practice.

Kasperi Kapanen to make his Marlies debut

Nearly four months after being acquired  in a blockbuster deal that sent star winger Phil Kessel to Pittsburgh, Kasperi Kapanen will make his blue-and-white debut. For the Toronto Marlies, of course. The 22nd overall pick…

AHL Western Conference notebook

It’s almost time to start a new season of AHL hockey. Teams have moved and/or changed affiliations, including last year’s Calder Cup champions (the Manchester Monarchs are now the Ontario Reign), but here are some…