Senators’ standout defenceman is struggling to recapture Norris Trophy-winning form after injury-blighted season
May 16, 2013
Netminder’s postseason trouble may have a direct corrolation to the Penguins’ Stanley Cup quest, but they could prove equally troublesome for an Olympic defence seemingly bereft of talent in goal
May 15, 2013
Matt Cooke; The Heel; Anti-social media; Bark of the underdog; Spezza speculation; shutting down Sid
May 13, 2013
Ottawa gives Montreal plenty of motivation, but winds up ousting Canadiens from postseason
May 09, 2013
Ottawa coach is showing his moxie in leading his team to precipice of second round
May 08, 2013
Sunday’s night’s brawl between Habs and Senators just part of Canada’s love affair with sport
May 06, 2013
A look at the matchups that made the difference in Game 3
May 05, 2013
Lead-up to game was all about hit on Eller, subsequent suspension of Gryba; Habs instead focused on winning, not revenge
May 03, 2013
Hockey is one of the few sports where the climax doesn’t necessarily come at the end
May 01, 2013
All eyes will be on PK Subban and Erik Karlsson, as the all-Canadian matchup features two of the best young defenceman in the NHL
Apr 30, 2013
Roy MacGregor covers hockey for the Globe and Mail. He has been nominated for eight National Newspaper Awards, winning twice. He is the author of some 40 books, covering everything from the hockey world to aboriginal rights and painter Tom Thomson.
Roy MacGregor was born in the small village of Whitney, Ont., in 1948. Before joining The Globe and Mail in 2002, he worked for the National Post, the Ottawa Citizen, Maclean's magazine (three separate times), the Toronto Star and The Canadian Magazine. He has won numerous awards for his journalism, including two National Newspaper Awards, several National Magazine Awards and twice the ACTRA Award as the best television drama writer in the country.
He is also the author of nearly 40 books, 23 of them in the internationally-successful Screech Owls Mystery series for young readers. His adult books include A Life In the Bush, which won the Rutstrum Award as the best book on the wilderness published in North America between 1995-2000. His previous book, Home Team: Fathers, Sons and Hockey, was nominated for the Governor-General's Award in 1996. He has also written two novels, Canoe Lake and The Last Season.
His latest book is Canadians: A Portrait of a Country and Its People.
In 2005 he was named an officer in the Order of Canada.
MacGregor lives in Kanata, Ont., with Ellen. They have four children.