Weekly Links: KHL cuts a team; Reactions to Getlaf’s comment; Women of Colour in Hockey; and more


Kaliya Johnson of the Boston College Eagles.

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

  • The KHL has downsized its league due to continuing financial woes and it still owes $17 million in player wages. [TSN]
  • Evan F. Moore discusses P.K. Subban’s position in hockey’s racial, generational, and cultural divide. [The Shadow League]
  • There was plenty of reaction to Ryan Getlaf’s homophobic comment during the Nashville series.  [Puck Daddy] looks at the double-standard of NHL consequences, and [OutSports] reacts to the fans who decided to crowdfund in support of Getlaf.
  • Couple of good pieces from The Victory Press. The [first] is a roundtable about race and representation in women’s hockey, and the [second] is about WOC navigating the whiteness of hockey.
  • After the horrific bombing at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, the Air Canada Centre in Toronto has decided to beef up its security presence. [Toronto Star]
  • Are you up-to-date on the latest figures for the new Little Caesar’s arena in Detroit? [Crain’s Detroit]
  • Henrik and Daniel Sedin will receive honorary degrees from Kwantlen Polytechnic University for their charitable commitments in Vancouver. [Canucks Army]

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