Weekly Links: Why gender, race, and sexuality matter in hockey; Lehner supports Donald Trump; the KHL in China; and more

After a one week hiatus, the Weekly Links are back! The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Sarah Hall, a female hockey reporter, has a powerful piece on her experiences facing gender-based abuse and harassment. An important read. [Five for Howling] David Singh has a good…

Unlikely Attraction: My Trip to the Nassau Coliseum

By Alvin Ma “Is this where I get off for the New York Islanders’ game?” I asked. The driver of the Nassau Inter-County Express bus route n43 responded, “Yes, to your right.” I stepped off the bus, checked the time (the bus had breezed through the 30 local stops and arrived to the closest stop…

Weekly Links: Reconsidering “respect” in hockey culture; New hockey doc, “Red Army”; Penn State’s distasteful support for Joe Paterno; & 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!. When AHL goalie…

Weekly Links: Voynov charged for domestic violence; Confronting racism in hockey; Ex-owner criticizes CHL’s treatment of junior players; Why the CHWL is great; and more

After an ongoing police investigation, the LA Kings’ Slava Voynov is being charged for violence against his spouse. [The Score] Really interesting article by Rick Westhead about the treatment of CHL junior players after they leave hockey, as ex-owner Mario Forgione states that “players are a disposable commodity.” [TSN] The new mascot for the WHL’s…

Weekly Links: Popularity of NHL teams; Edmonton Oilers honor First Nations community; Charles Wang potentially selling majority share of Islanders; 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! Bob Nicholson is…