Weekly Links: Lawsuit between Moore and Bertuzzi settled; Profile of Hobey Baker; Tension between traditional media and bloggers; Jamaican hockey; and more

Legendary broadcaster Foster Hewitt

Legendary broadcaster Foster Hewitt

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 lawsuit filed by Steve Moore, whose career was ended by Todd Bertuzzi, has been settled. Details of the settlement, however, will remain confidential. [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • An excellent piece on the life and times of Hobey Baker, a college standout in athletics. The annual Hobey Baker award is given to the top hockey player in NCAA. [Sports Illustrated]
  • A look back at the 1994 NHL lockout, including the events leading up to work stoppage and the key players involved. [Down Goes Brown]

  • An excellent cheat sheet for those new to analytics. [NHL Numbers]
  • A couple interesting pieces on analytics and the tension between traditional media and bloggers. [The Hockey News] [Spector’s Hockey]
  • Globe and Mail writer James Mirtle reflects on his experience as a blogger and media member, and the impact of social media on fan-media relations. [James Mirtle]
  • Newly signed NHL goaltender Anders Lindback will be competing for a position with the Stars this fall. But will also be dealing with Adult-Onset Still’s Disease. [Blackout Dallas]
  • Former NHL player Graeme Townshend is trying to bring hockey to Jamaica. An excellent audio piece. [NPR]
  • A former Edmonton Oilers prospect is jailed for sexual misconduct involving a 13 year old. [Edmonton Journal]
  • And finally, Hockey Helps the Homeless, a national fundraiser to help those in need, kicks off in Edmonton this weekend. Tournaments will be held across Canada, giving people the chance to play alongside former NHL players. For more information on how to get involved, check out their website: Hockey Helps the Homeless

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