I'm a freelance writer. This blog is a collection of links to my stories.

I'm currently an NHL Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report.

I also write for other properties, including BCBusiness, BC Lifestyle, and EMC Publications.

I write about hockey, business, entertainment, travel and lifestyle.

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Bleacher Report: Complete Preview for the 2013-14 NHL Season

Click through for a look at my preview of the new NHL season for Bleacher Report, featuring lots of predictions and analysis.

BCBusiness: How the Federal Government's New Foreign Worker Fees Impact Small Music Venutes

Dedicated concert venues are exempt, but bars and restaurants that hire live entertainment are subject to dramatic increases in government fees that are causing tours to be cancelled and supporting Canadian workers to lose work. Click through for my story.

Every NHL Team's Most Difficult Roster Decision This Offseason

Click through for my look at the challenges facing each NHL franchise as training camp heads into its final week.

BCBusiness: The Vancouver Canadians Capture Their Third Straight Championship

On and off the field, baseball’s Vancouver Canadians are reaching new heights of success every year.

Click through for my synopsis of the 2013 season, including record-breaking attendance, impressive community initiatives and—oh yeah—another championship.

Bleacher Report: Ranking the 10 Toughest Players in the NHL Today

If you talk about the NHL’s toughest players, you spark an instant debate. Click through for my most-commented story ever for Bleacher Report, ranking the 10 toughest players in today’s NHL.

BCBusiness: A Look Back at 2013's Challenge Penticton and Ironman Canada Races

B.C.’s two big iron-distance triathlons have been swum, biked and ran.

Click through for a look at how the numbers shook down when all was said and done.

Bleacher Report: Which Goalies Will Be Affected Most by Pads Reduction

The NHL is looking to reduce the size of goalie equipment in hopes of allowing more scoring. Click through for my look at how the new rules could impact some of the game’s top netminders.

BCBusiness: New Telus Initiative Promotes Indie Music

Public Records is a new nonprofit, supported by Telus, that awards grants to BC and Alberta filmmakers and musicians to help fund music video production.

BCBusiness: Networking at Main and Hastings?

Vancouver is home to a glamorous new event facility, The Imperial, located in one of the grittiest parts of town.

InnFocus Cover Story: Travel Trends in B.C.

My summary of relevant trends for travel in B.C. appears on page 10 of the Summer 2013 issue of InnFocus, the official publication of the BC Hotel Association.