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Weekly Links: The decline of NHL fighting; Maple Leafs’ 13-year sellout streak ends; Ending public subsidies of arenas; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! An interesting look at how NHL culture is shifting and how this is contributing to a decline in fighting and the enforcer role. [Globe and Mail] Rick Westhead reports that a group of former players suing the NHL over…

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Weekly Links: The stresses of life as a hockey spouse; The development of EA’s NHL video game series; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Rest in peace Matthew Wuest, founder of the popular and impactful website Cap Geek. Matthew passed away from cancer this week. [Puck Daddy] If you missed Vicky Grygar’s open letter to CHL President David Branch about the compensation of…

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Weekly Links: Clarkson Cup reaction; NHL marketing in China; Hockey new media and misogyny; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Cogratulations to the Boston Blades, your 2015 CWHL Champions who won the Clarkson Cup in an overtime match against the Montreal Stars. [Stanley Cup of Chowder] Steve Dangle interviews the Blades’ superstar Hilary Knight about the Clarkson Cup win, her…

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Weekly Links: Stadium Series reaction; NHL joins the advanced stats movement; Larionov on Soviet and North American styles; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! With the NHL entering the advanced stats business, a movement built on the backs of fan’s free and collaborative labour, HIS conributor Sunil Agnihotri has a great analysis of the significance of this shift. [The Superfan] Reina De La Isla…