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Weekly Links: CWHL and NWHL All-Star Games; Aboriginal involvement in hockey; KHL expansion in Europe; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! In case you missed them, we had two new Hockey in Society posts this week. Courtney Szto wrote a critical analysis of the Pride Tape anti-homophobia initiative, while Alvin Ma reported on his observations from the second annual CWHL…

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Weekly Links: Gender and the Alex Galchenyuk domestic violence case; Japanese women in the CWHL; Revisiting the “Punch-up in Piešťany”; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Montreal Canadiens player Alex Galchenyuk was allegedly attacked by his girlfriend, who was arrested on domestic violence charges. Paul Wheeler has an insightful look at how Galchenyuk has been treated (spoiler: misogynistic insults and questions about his sexuality and…

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Weekly Links: Trailblazer Willie O’Ree on his life in hockey; CWHL vs. NWHL at the Winter Classic; World Juniors news; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Willie O’Ree, the first Black player to play in the NHL, wrote a piece on his experiences in hockey. [Player’s Tribune] While the inclusion of a women’s game as part of the 2016 Winter Classic festivities at Foxboro Stadium was a…

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Weekly Links: Concussions in women’s hockey; Pride stick tape; What will the NHL look like in 2020?; and more

Seth Berkman looks at the growing problem of concussions in women’s hockey. [New York Times] Melissa Martin catches up with hockey legend Cassie Campbell-Pascall, as she continues her successful post-playing career in hockey. [Winnipeg Free Press] The University of Alberta’s Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services has created a new stick tape, called Pride…

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Weekly Links: News on the concussion lawsuit against the NHL; Jujhar Khaira and NHLers of Punjabi heritage; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! A member of the ongoing concussions lawsuit against the NHL, ex-NHLer Rudy Poeschek, speaks about the league and his experiences with head trauma in hockey. [Huffington Post] Meanwhile, investigative journalists and former players are trying to get the NHL’s email…

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Weekly Links: A call to ban Aboriginal nicknames and logos; Sequel to “Goon” in production; NHL changes All-Star Game format; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Justice Murray Sinclair, who oversaw Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on the treatment of Aboriginals in Canada, spoke out against the use of Aboriginal and Native American nicknames and mascots in sports. [CTV News] Meanwhile, in the US, the University of North…

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Weekly Links: No criminal charges for Kane; State and provincial tax rates affect on NHLers’ salaries; Is the NHL ready for an openly gay player? and more

The Erie County DA will not be bringing charges against Patrick Kane, bringing an end to the criminal investigation of him. [TSN] Meanwhile, this excellent collective post reflects on the accuser’s decision to withdraw from cooperating with the investigation, and the broad problem of sexual assault against women and the legal process around it. [SB…