What We’re Missing About Donald Brashear’s New Job

Donald Brashear, veteran of 16 NHL seasons and over 200 fights, now works as a Tim Horton’s cashier. The national Canadian media felt this was a story we needed to know about (even if the National Post was unconcerned about what Brashear looked like, running a photo of fellow black enforcer Georges Laraque in his…

Weekly Links: Mike Bossy’s letter to himself; Khaira & Gill on Hockey Night Punjabi; You Can Play 5k; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Perhaps the hottest hockey piece circulating this week was Mike Bossy’s letter to his younger self for [The Player’s Tribune]. President Trump has pulled out of the Paris Accord and “Captain Serious” (aka Jonathan Toews) had something to say about…

Weekly Links: NWHL’s transgender policy; Hockey culture’s “inferiority complex”; Steve Downie critiques Don Cherry; and more

After a holiday hiatus, the Weekly Links are back! The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! The NWHL has released a comprehensive policy on transgender athletes competing in its league. Jen Neale breaks down the policy, which was crafted in consultation with You Can Play and…