Mike Zeisberger, Toronto Sun

Zize joined the Sun in October, 1988, and covered auto-racing, the CFL, NFL and baseball, before moving to the Leafs/NHL beat in 1999. Very sociable, Mike's on a first-name basis with Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and many other NHL stars. Covers the NFL in the off-season. Lives in Scarborough.

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Sweden's Jimmie Ericsson (left) tries to slow down Canada's Jonathan Toews during the first period in the gold medal game at the Bolshoy Ice Dome at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 23, 2014. (Al Charest/Postmedia/Files)

Olympic issues will be addressed at NHL's GMs meeting

Even with International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel claiming his organization is accruing enough money to cover insurance and travel costs for National Hockey League players to go to the 2018 Winter Olympics, there are some key questions that remain.

Wayne Gretzky sits down with Mike Zeisberger in Toronto on Monday October 17, 2016. (Craig Robertson/Postmedia Network)

Gretzky on escalating hockey expenses: 'It’s a crisis'

In his role as the official ambassador for the NHL’s centennial season, Wayne Gretzky sat down for a one-on-one with Postmedia to discuss all things hockey. In the third of a four-part series entitled “THE GREAT ONE & THE STATE OF THE GAME,” Gretzky admits that the soaring costs of playing hockey is not a new dilemma for the sport — but nevertheles

Team Canada congratulates each other as they beat Team Europe 4-1 in World Cup of Hockey round-robin game in Toronto on Wednesday Sept. 21, 2016. (Michael Peake/Toronto Sun/Postmedia Network)

Canada vs. Russia still holds magic for diehard hockey fans

Saturday night. Hockey Night in Canada. Canada-Russia. On home soil. In front of a raucous red-and-white clad capacity crowd at the Air Canada Centre and a national television audience watching at home from coast to coast.

Team Canada centre Sidney Crosby (left) battles Team Czech Republic centre Vladimir Sobotka (right) during World Cup of Hockey action in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun)

Sidney Crosby's dominance helps Canada blank Czech Republic

In the early days of training camp in Ottawa two weeks ago, after the majority of reporters had fled the Team Canada dressing room, Sidney Crosby took a moment to reflect on what it meant to wear that red-and-white maple leaf on his chest while playing on home soil.