Optimism & Opportunity: Joey Daccord's Long Journey to the NHL
The Hockey Writers, March 2021
When I sat down with Ottawa Senators prospect Joey Daccord to record episode two of the Get Your Head in the Game podcast, the NHL season had yet to begin. Some 5 months later, Daccord is with the Senators, playing consistently at the NHL level. After earning his first career NHL win on the 14th, it was only fitting to retell his story from that interview in November, and how far he's come as a player. In my first ever feature story, get to know Joey and his journey to the NHL.
Grading the NHL's Reverse Retro Jerseys
The Hockey Writers, November 2020
Adidas recently unveiled a fresh set of tarps, dubbed the "Reverse Retro" Series. Which ones do we like? Which ones do we hate? Find out here.
Rodion Amirov Was The Right Choice for the Maple Leafs
The Puck Authority, October 2020
Many fans were skeptical as Kyle Dubas selected Russian-born Rodion Amirov with the 15th overall pick in this year's draft. However, that pick wasn't only an intelligent one, but it's exactly what the Maple Leafs need. Why, you ask? Find out here.
McGill’s Daoust represents U Sports in NHL All-Star Weekend
49 Sportnet, January 2020
Following my coverage of the PWHPA's Dream Gap Tour, find out why the 2020 All-Star game festivities in St. Louis were groundbreaking for women's hockey, and how Canadian U Sports were represented.
Click the book cover to read the virtual edition of The Definition of Creativity, my first independently published book. Encompassed in the 17 chapter story are anecdotes, personal memories, as well as in-depth opinions about various subjects relevant in today's landscape. As an 18 year old, I caught a lot of people off guard when I announced that I had written something of this magnitude. Nonetheless, my peers thoroughly enjoyed it and I hope you do as well.
Click the book cover to read Assembly Required, my second independently published book. I took a much more artistic and philosophical approach to the topics referenced here, which ultimately contrasts my first book nicely. Shining a much needed light on subjects like mental health, systemic racism, and the inevitable conclusion of my high school journey, my second novel serves as an important placeholder for one of the best periods of my life so far.