Hockey in Post-Irma, Maria Puerto Rico

On September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma (a category 5 storm) battered the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico with 100 mph winds leaving approximately 1 million without power. News reports referred to Irma as having “skirted” past Puerto Rico. On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria (a category 4 storm) made landfall on Puerto Rico with 155…

Links Round-Up: “Tiger” Williams charged with sexual assault and assault; UAE women’s national team visits D.C.; concussions in women’s ice hockey; 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. Former Toronto Maple Leaf, Dave “Tiger” Williams has been charged with sexual assault and assault by the Canadian Forces National Investigation Service. [Global News] An all-black hockey game was recently held…

Links Round-up: The privatization of youth hockey; Women’s Olympic news and profiles; RIP Red Fisher; 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. JJ Adams and Patrick Johnston take an in-depth look at the privatization of Canadian elite youth sport, including hockey academies that can cost parents tens of thousands of dollars annually. [The…

Links Round-up: Fred Sasakamoose and Indigenous hockey trailblazers; Former NHL enforcers facing homelessness, addiction; NWHL’s Beauts bought by Pegula family; 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. [Editor’s note: Due to the holidays, this Links Round-up is appearing a week late] Fred Sasakamoose, who survived abusive residential schools and played 11 games for the Chicago Blackhawks in 1953-54,…