Weekly Links: Ted Nolan speaks at The Hockey Conference; O’Reilly case dropped; KHL adds Chinese team; and more

Nolan19RESIZED

Ted Nolan. Photo from Buffalo Hockey Beat.

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

  • Remember when Ryan O’Reilly crashed his truck into a Tim Hortons last year? Well the Crown has dropped the impaired driving case. [TSN]
  • The KHL has expanded its reach to China with the logo being revealed for the Kunlun Red Star. [IIHF]
  • Last week, Ted Nolan spoke at The Hockey Conference about his experiences in a “white man’s game”. [CBC]
  • On July 4th the province of Nova Scotia changed their labour code to include CHL teams in response to the pending class action suit [TSN]. The Halifax Mooseheads are less than thrilled about the new labour code that will force the team to pay its players minimum wage and vacation pay. [Metro News]
  • You may have heard about the Tenors anthem debacle this week from the MLB All-Star game, well so did Don Cherry and he had some…interesting thoughts on the matter. [CBC]
  • An interesting piece written by Harley Haggerty reflecting on a piece he wrote for The Player’s Tribune a few months back about fighting that resulting in him having to beg guys for fights. [Player’s Tribune]
  • South Korean hockey has hired a number of Canadian players to help make its national team competitive in time for the World Championship. [The Hockey News]
  • Let them play! The Ontario Children and Youth Services Minister is fighting to have Toronto’s street hockey ban lifted. [Toronto Star]
  • If you were a Hartford Whalers fan back in the day you may want to join their Booster Club of 59 members. [The News & Observer]
  • The Montreal Canadiens have announced that they will be moving their AHL affiliate from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Laval Quebec in the fall of 2017. [The Telegram]

Please read our Comments Policy (in "About" section of the blog) before commenting. Comments will be screened for approval by an Editor before being posted.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s