#isupport88: The reproduction of rape culture

*Warning: explicit language included in this post. Chicago sports journalist/broadcaster Julie DiCaro has come under recent fire for her reporting of the Patrick Kane case.  She received a litany of abusive tweets and death threats from the Kane supporters, and one rather specific tweet about her movements that forced her to briefly stay away from her office for fear…

Weekly Links: Off-ice incidents raising questions about NHL culture; Women’s hockey labour; Hockey in Costa Rica and India; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Patrick Kane’s sexual assault investigation is still ongoing, but the Chicago Blackhawks included him on their training camp roster. He, along with team officials, held a press conference that dodged the accusations and was widely critiqued for being “tone…