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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: 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: Steve Montador’s family sues the NHL; Patrick O’Sullivan talks about his abusive father; the NWHL get its first corporate sponsor; and more.

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! If you haven’t read Patrick O’Sullivan’s piece for [The Player’s Tribune] about his experiences as a victim of child abuse, stop what you are doing and read it RIGHT NOW. It is extremely poignant, reflective, and a necessary conversation.…

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Weekly Links: A call to ban Aboriginal nicknames and logos; Sequel to “Goon” in production; NHL changes All-Star Game format; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Justice Murray Sinclair, who oversaw Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on the treatment of Aboriginals in Canada, spoke out against the use of Aboriginal and Native American nicknames and mascots in sports. [CTV News] Meanwhile, in the US, the University of North…

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Gary Bettman and the Politics of Ignorance

Last Friday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman was deposed in a private hearing in New York as part of the substantive legal action regarding the league’s mishandling of head injuries. The lawsuit is on behalf of at least 60 former players who sustained concussions during their pro hockey careers. This list includes some names that might…

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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…