A strength of the team last year, Ottawa has struggled to find quality goaltending so far this season. But on Monday night, Robin Lehner‘s stellar play helped Ottawa earn a 3-2 OT win over St. Louis
Dec 16, 2013
Even as head coach Dan Church steps down, the expectation for the women to take first in Sochi is clearer than ever
Dec 15, 2013
and criminality. He shares his story with Roy MacGregor in an attempt to heal, and to help others avoid a similar
Dec 14, 2013
The struggling team’s interim leader was once the league’s top coach, but feuds and a pay disagreement led to bad blood
Dec 12, 2013
Phenom in a dogfight to join an elite short list of 16-year-olds to earn a spot on Team Canada
Dec 11, 2013
Philly captain is scoring at a point-a-game pace again, but he’ll have to be consistent if he wants to get onto a stacked Canadian team
Dec 09, 2013
Despite outshooting Toronto 50-31, Ottawa’s shootout loss leaves them nine points behind the Leafs for the final playoff spot in the East
Dec 07, 2013
The team’s label has increasingly been said with a bit of spittle attached ever since the scandal involving the Red Chamber
Dec 06, 2013
Paul MacLean is taking his suffering squad to Florida, where the Sens hope ‘survival mode’ will help win some away games
Dec 02, 2013
On the day Daniel Alfredsson returned to Ottawa, the Senators got yet another reminder that things aren’t the same this season without him.
Dec 01, 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.