Weekly Links: Major television deal for the Canadian Women’s Hockey League; Raising Awareness for Mental Health; NHL Expansion; Fighting in Junior Hockey; and more
November 14, 2014 1 Comment
Welcome to Hockey in Society’s Weekly Links post. This feature highlights articles or blog entries that are related to Hockey in Society’s areas of interest and that may be of interest to the site’s readers. Please check out some of the great writing that is happening in the hockey media and blogosphere!
- Big news for women’s hockey as Sportsnet has agreed to a four-year television deal with the Canadian Women’s Hockey League, making the league available nationally. A look into what this means for the league and women’s hockey. [Toronto Observer]
- The NHL is considering expanding, and will likely add a new team in Las Vegas. The ownership group will include William Foley and the Maloof family, who gained notoriety as owners of the NBA’s Sacramento Kings. [SB Nation]
- Larry Brooks reports that because of the weak Canadian dollar, there is a chance that the NHL salary cap will not go up next season. [New York Post]
- A piece on how Prime Minister Stephen Harper is using hockey to build better relations with the Chinese Government. [National Post]