Guest Post: Gut Checking the Hockey FIT Program

Guest Post By Kristi Allain Kristi, born and raised in Nogojiwanong, inherited a love of hockey from her mother – a passionate Peterborough Petes fan who frequently boasts that she missed only one game with birth of her two daughters. Kristi’s love of hockey has fuelled her research program, where she’s investigated hockey and national…

Weekly Links: Lots of Winter Classic reaction; USA Hockey/Bobby Ryan controversy; Rogers deal with NHL hurts poorest fans; East Indians’ increasing prominence in hockey; and more

Welcome to Hockey in Society’s Weekly Links post. This feature highlights articles or blog entries that are related to Hockey in Society’s areas of interest and that may be of interest to the site’s readers. Please check out some of the great writing that is happening in the hockey media and blogosphere! The big hockey…

Manny Malhotra and the Politics of Injury

In March of this year, Vancouver Canuck’s forward Manny Malhotra had a puck deflect into his eye, which led to a number of career threatening surgeries.  The prediction was that Malhotra’s 2010-2011 season was finished and he would be lucky to ever regain normal vision.  Fast-forward to the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals and Malhotra made…