Weekly Links: IOC bans six women for life; Lovejoy donates brain for concussion research; the passing of Zarley Zalapski; and more

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. Ben Lovejoy has agreed to donate his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death to help advance concussion research. He is the first active NHL player to do this.…

Roundtable: P.K. Subban’s “Third Way”?

Roundtables are an occasional feature on Hockey in Society. Roundtables present brief commentaries from Hockey in Society contributors on pressing or timely issues within hockey and its culture, with the aim of presenting multiple critical viewpoints on the topic under discussion. P.K. Subban stated a few weeks ago that he would not be kneeling during…

This Just In: Hockey (and many of its fans) Still Racist

I haven’t written very much about Colin Kaepernick’s Black Lives Matter protest because I feel like it’s been covered very thoroughly and I haven’t had much to add.  Even when the Penguins and Crosby decided to go to the White House, I was disappointed, but didn’t really feel the need to write. Then, this morning,…

Links Round-up: J.T. Brown – the NHL’s activist?; CWHL salaries; NHL releases “Declaration of Principles”; and more

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. The hockey world has been pretty quiet with respect to Black Lives Matter activism and generally on an issues related to racial discrimination, with the exception of J.T. Brown. In late…