Weekly Links: Developing a critical approach to analyzing hockey; Ending the sexist “puck slut” label; Follow up to the World Junior Championship and the NHL Winter Classic; and more
January 9, 2015 Leave a 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!
- Zuzana Botiková, who contributes to this blog, produced a radio piece on the Bronze medal winning Slovakia team at the World Junior Championship, which touches on the cultural prominence of hockey in both Slovakia and Canada (and even features an interview with yours truly!). [Radio Slovakia International]
- Jessica-Lyn Saunders writes about being a female hockey fan and the damaging label of “puck slut” or “puck bunny.” A great read. [Rabid Habs]
- A bit of an older post, but great stuff from Stefan Wolejszo on how to develop a critical approach to doing hockey analysis. [Integrating Hockey Analysis]
- Matt Larkin takes an in-depth look at the CWHL as it attempts to grow as a league, including the struggles faced by the unpaid players and a consideration of the WNBA’s relationship to the NBA. [The Hockey News]