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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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Unlikely Attraction: My Trip to the Nassau Coliseum

“Is this where I get off for the New York Islanders’ game?” I asked. The driver of the Nassau Inter-County Express bus route n43 responded, “Yes, to your right.” I stepped off the bus, checked the time (the bus had breezed through the 30 local stops and arrived to the closest stop to Nassau Coliseum…

Weekly Links: Terry Trafford’s death raises questions about mental health responses; Shannon Szabados debuts in men’s hockey league; Rogers unveils details about its NHL coverage for 2014-15; 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! Sad news this…