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Weekly Links: Manon Rheaume trading cards; Zach Kassian and Sean Avery news; the power of hockey to heal; and more.

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! The opening day for the NWHL is on Sunday October 11th (Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend!) and the Buffalo Beauts will be handing out commemorative pucks to the first 1,000 attendees. Additionally, the first 500 will receive a Manon Rheaume trading…

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Weekly Links: Clarkson Cup reaction; NHL marketing in China; Hockey new media and misogyny; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Cogratulations to the Boston Blades, your 2015 CWHL Champions who won the Clarkson Cup in an overtime match against the Montreal Stars. [Stanley Cup of Chowder] Steve Dangle interviews the Blades’ superstar Hilary Knight about the Clarkson Cup win, her…

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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…