Marjorie Roden

I am a freelance sports' writer and photographer based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I also make dramatic and documentary films, and have been known from time to time act and create visual art. Shall likely write on all these topics here ;)

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The Bullies Are "Crushed"
8 days ago
Sports in general is supposed to teach people—children especially growing up—about the idea of fair play. And we are assured, as children, that if we play a nice clean game, no matter what, the adults...
The Drop of Estrogen Among a Sea of Testosterone, Part 1
15 days ago
It's a fact, there aren't as many female sports reporters out there in the mainstream media, especially in the male-dominated world of sports journalism. Even when I was at an NHL press conference las...
"Why Yes, I Was in 'Mr. Hockey'!!!"
18 days ago
Five years ago, I had what could only be called an epic experience working on the CBC made for television movie Mr. Hockey, which looked at the year Gordie Howe decided to come out of retirement and p...
The Making of an Epic Remake
19 days ago
During the third round of the NHL playoffs, after game two, a number of Jets fans were feeling rather glum about the loss. I had been working with Winnipeg Harvest, dressed up as the Tiger Lily Fairy,...
A Delayed Story: March 27, 2018
20 days ago
WRITER'S NOTE: I submitted this for another paper, but as there wasn't room for it, it was not used. As people have been asking me what I did write up for this particular NHL hockey game, I felt I mig...