Weekly Links: Derek Boogard, spin-o-ramas, and 24/7 and more

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Derek Boogaard. Photo from the Globe and Mail.

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!

  • We are sad to announce that ‘Miracle on Ice’ defenseman Bob Suter passes away at 57 [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Derek Boogaard’s death prompts arrests 3 years later [CBC Sports] also covered by [The Globe and Mail]
  • Sportsnet reposted an article in memory of the 3 year anniversary of Lokomotiv tragedy [The team that disappeared]
  • Say goodbye to the spin-o-rama from shootouts! The NHL announces 10 rules changes. [The Hockey News]
  • More sad news: HBO will no longer be producing 24/7 [The Hockey News]
  • The Pens recently found themselves in social media hot water over some controversial wording. [Puck Daddy]
  • Amanda Kessel will be sitting out the 2014-2015 season due to lingering concussion symptoms.  [Puck Daddy]
  • The Pink Puck highlights some issues with age eligibility rules in minor league hockey. [The Pink Puck]
  • Emily Cornelius discusses how hard it is for players to make it to the big league [Huffington Post]

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