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Weekly Links: John Scott commentary; Gary Bettman signs an extension; Boston Bruins support hockey in China; and more.

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Get all your NHL All-Star commentary in one go! [Vice Sports] has a nice synopsis of the skills competition. The [LA Times] and [Puck Daddy] reflect on a record-setting All-Star Game and its MVP. Former Ottawa Senator, Andre Roy…

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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: Mi’Kmaq documentary on hockey; Rebecca Russell first female coach of men’s provincial team; GTHL xenophobia? and more.

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Who invented hockey? A new documentary is trying to make the case that the Mi’Kmaq (Canadian First Nations group) were the first to play hockey as we know it. [Global News] Tyler Boston talks about the difficulties of trying…

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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: Evander Kane accused of sex crime; Young Habs fan flagged on no-fly list; the Women’s Winter Classic; and more.

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! The people of Swift Current continue to deal with the effects of Graham James’ abusive coaching decades later. [Globe and Mail] Ontario has a storied history of women’s hockey. Check out this look backwards at early women’s hockey from…

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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…