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Weekly Links: Mike Milbury in hot water; Scottie Upshall on Fort McMurray wildfires; South Korean women’s team focusing on 2018 Olympics; and more

NBC’s Mike Milbury landed in hot water when he suggested that Tampa Bay Lightning players should attempt to injure opponents when they make physical contact. Victoria Silverwood discussed the incident right here on this blog. [Hockey in Society] With raging wildfires decimating the city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Scottie Upshall of the St. Louis Blues…

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Weekly Links: 2016 Blind Hockey Tournament; Kane & Kane updates; the Isobel Cup; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! The 2016 Canadian Blind Hockey Tournament took place in Toronto this past weekend. ┬áRead the tournament recaps here [Blind Ice Hockey][Toronto Sun] The Calgary Hitmen of the WHL recently held their first ever multicultural night. [Global┬áNews Calgary] Scott Wheeler,…

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Weekly Links: Insight on Swedish hockey; Amanda Kessel’s impact on women’s pro hockey; NHL’s problematic handling of concussions; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Victor Hedman, of the Tampa Bay Lightning, has an interesting piece on growing up playing hockey in Sweden and the differences between this experience and that of North American youth. [Player’s Tribune] With superstar Amanda Kessel leaving college after…

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Weekly Links: No criminal charges for Kane; State and provincial tax rates affect on NHLers’ salaries; Is the NHL ready for an openly gay player? and more

The Erie County DA will not be bringing charges against Patrick Kane, bringing an end to the criminal investigation of him. [TSN] Meanwhile, this excellent collective post reflects on the accuser’s decision to withdraw from cooperating with the investigation, and the broad problem of sexual assault against women and the legal process around it. [SB…