Nolan Kelly

Nolan Kelly is a sports writer based in Vancouver. After studying English and political science at Langara and UBC, Nolan came to terms with his unhealthy sports obsession and decided to do the only natural thing: make a career out of it. Nolan recently completed a season writing for, where he wrote the daily Canucks Report. He has been published on, and is currently reviewing The John Carlos Story for Edge of Sports.

His writings are mix of current events, historical remembrances and personal anecdotes. Though articles are predominantly hockey focused, all sports are covered. 

Nolan is currently writing his first book, Barstool Hockey: a Nuanced Guide for the Novice Fan.
His favourite teams are the Canucks, 49ers, Cubs and Whitecaps.

Contact him at [email protected]
Follow him on twitter @nolanknowsbest


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