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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: 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…

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Weekly Links: Voynov charged for domestic violence; Confronting racism in hockey; Ex-owner criticizes CHL’s treatment of junior players; Why the CHWL is great; and more

After an ongoing police investigation, the LA Kings’ Slava Voynov is being charged for violence against his spouse. [The Score] Really interesting article by Rick Westhead about the treatment of CHL junior players after they leave hockey, as ex-owner Mario Forgione states that “players are a disposable commodity.” [TSN] The new mascot for the WHL’s…

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Weekly Links: Reaction to Voynov’s arrest for domestic violence; Ex-players’ lawsuit against the Canadian Hockey League; Szabados and Raty play in men’s pro leagues; and more

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! After a gunman…

Weekly Links: Moore-Bertuzzi case yet to be settled; New York Islanders sold; Canucks holding hockey camps in China; Ideas for an international champions league, and more

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! The lawsuit filed…