Weekly Links: The stresses of life as a hockey spouse; The development of EA’s NHL video game series; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy!

  • Rest in peace Matthew Wuest, founder of the popular and impactful website Cap Geek. Matthew passed away from cancer this week. [Puck Daddy]
  • If you missed Vicky Grygar’s open letter to CHL President David Branch about the compensation of junior players, be sure to give it a read. [Hockey in Society]
  • Jane Macdougall, who was married to ex-NHL goalie Kirk Mclean, has an insightful article about the stresses of being a hockey spouse. [National Post]
  • Arden Zwelling with an in-depth article on New York Islanders prospect Josh Ho-Sang, who has drawn much criticism from the Canadian hockey establishment but remains conscious of how he acts and is perceived within a conservative hockey culture. [Sportsnet]
  • A great long-form piece by Blake J. Harris on the development of EA’s popular NHL video game series. [Read only Memory]
  • Congratulations to your 2015 Canadian Interuniversity Sport hockey champions: Western University (women’s) and University of Alberta (men). [The Hockey News]
  • Participation in minor league hockey is declining in Canada. This post examines some of the factors, including unnecessary costs and time commitments. [Minor Hockey Life]

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