Weekly Links: Concussions in women’s hockey; Pride stick tape; What will the NHL look like in 2020?; and more

  • Seth Berkman looks at the growing problem of concussions in women’s hockey. [New York Times]
  • Melissa Martin catches up with hockey legend Cassie Campbell-Pascall, as she continues her successful post-playing career in hockey. [Winnipeg Free Press]
  • The University of Alberta’s Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services has created a new stick tape, called Pride Tape, that promotes inclusion in hockey and raises money for the Institute and the You Can Play Project. [Copper and Blue]
  • Joe Pack reports on Sheldon Kennedys ongoing efforts to prevent sexual abuse in hockey and support victims. [VICE Sports]
  • Josh Cooper reviews the “Top 10 most heinous on-ice acts of 2015 “, a list that includes the likes of Raffi Torres, Brandon Prust, and … Ilya Kovalchuk? [Puck Daddy]
  • It is a few weeks old now, but Frank Seravalli’s article of predictions for the NHL in 2020 has some interesting thoughts on the NHL’s future concerning topics such as expansion, European games, the decline of fighting, rule changes, and more. [TSN]
  • A gambling scandal at Boston University appears to be brewing, as player Nick Roberto has been suspended from the team and former players may face investigation. [Puck Daddy]
  • Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame player Dickie Moore passed away a week ago, at age 84. RIP. [CBC News]

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