Jagr for president

How Jaromir Jágr Won the Internet

Jaromír Jágr, the Czech veteran on ice, is a very noticeable figure of the world’s ice hockey scene… or shall I say the world’s ice rink? And this is not only because of his trademark mullet haircut (a.k.a.: “I see, I hear and my neck is warm”). I guess I don’t have to introduce “Mr.…

Weekly Links: Reaction to Rogers’ NHL broadcast mega-deal; CWHL to be broadcast on Sportsnet; OHL launches mental health initiative; 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! Please check out…

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IIHF’s “Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend”: A Chance to Reflect on Barriers and Opportunities for Women in Hockey Culture

The International Ice Hockey Federation is celebrating its fourth annual Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend this coming weekend. The event is designed to raise the profile of women’s hockey globally and to offer participation opportunities for girls, especially those who have never played. From the IIHF: The World Girls’ Ice Hockey Weekend is a global opportunity…