Weekly Links: Coach Shannon Miller fired by Minnesota-Duluth; Lawsuit by ex-players against the CHL; World Junior Championship news and issues; and more
January 2, 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!
- The University of Minnesota-Duluth women’s hockey program has let legendary coach Shannon Miller go, citing budget constraints. Miller made $207,000 last year; the university’s men’s coach made $265,000. [New York Times]
- Clare Austin takes a Foucauldian look at power and resistance in women’s hockey. [Puckology]
- With ongoing controversy regarding whether junior players should be better compensated for their labour, Eric Duhatschek examines the business of the CHL and the disparity between franchise values and revenues, as well as the experience of the players in the league (for more on this topic please check out Vicky Grygar’s work on this site). [Globe and Mail]
- Jeff J. Klein also looks at the lawsuits facing the CHL and the numerous issues at stake in this ongoing struggle. [New York Times]