Links Round-Up: US wins sled hockey Gold; Shannon Miller wins court case; NHL fights connection between head trauma and CTE; and more

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Shannon Miller outside a Duluth courthouse after being awarded $3.7 million USD in a discrimination lawsuit. Photo from CBC.

Formerly known as “Weekly Links,” our round-up of important and interesting pieces from the hockey blogosphere and media will now appear twice a month.

  • There has been some great sled hockey coverage these past couple of weeks. Here’s one from [The Link] looking at the growth of women’s sled hockey. A cool story about a North Korean defector now playing on the South Korean team [Associated Press]. And, of course, a re-cap of the exciting gold medal final [Team USA].
  • And if you didn’t know, sled hockey is technically a co-ed sport:

 

 

  • Former University of Minnesota coach, Shannon Miller won her court battle alleging sex discrimination in the workplace. [Duluth News Tribune]
  • The Hockey Night Punjabi crew made their way to Brampton, Ontario recently to highlight the growth of South Asian hockey participation in the area:

  • The NHL is following closely in the NFL’s footsteps by attacking any connection between CTE and hockey. [TSN]
  • Nice to see that the Hockey Hall of Fame is looking to increase the presence of both racialized players and women with the addition of items from Sarah Nurse and Brigette Lacquette. [Color of Hockey]
  • ICYMI, there’s a graphic novel coming out soon that promotes diversity in girl’s hockey. [ESPNW]
  • Courtney Szto has made an executive summary of her doctoral research on South Asian experiences in ice hockey available [Here].
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