Links Round-up: Indigenous players excelling despite discrimination; Celebrating the career of Caroline Ouellette; New podcast on social issues in hockey; and more

Formerly known as “Weekly Links,” our round-up of important and interesting pieces from the hockey blogosphere and media now appears every 2-4 weeks. There have been some excellent posts on this blog in the past few weeks. If you haven’t done so, please check out Cheryl Macdonald and Courtney Szto’s writing on teaching about gender…

Links Round-Up: USWNT adds Olympic Gold Medal to off-ice legacy; Putin cheers OAR Gold; NHLers speak out on gun violence; and more

Formerly known as “Weekly Links,” our round-up of important and interesting pieces from the hockey blogosphere and media will now appear twice a month. The US Women’s National Team won its first Olympic Gold Medal since 1998 at PyeongChang 2018. This only adds to the players’ well-deserved off-ice legacy of fighting successfully against USA Hockey…

Hockey in Post-Irma, Maria Puerto Rico

On September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma (a category 5 storm) battered the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico with 100 mph winds leaving approximately 1 million without power. News reports referred to Irma as having “skirted” past Puerto Rico. On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria (a category 4 storm) made landfall on Puerto Rico with 155…

Weekly Links: Wick announces her retirement; Khaira’s first goal; LGBTQ inclusion in hockey; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Arguably the best player in women’s hockey announced her retirement via Twitter this past week. Here are some great pieces looking at the significance of Wick’s legacy and career: [Victory Press] questions the role of media in creating legacy narratives…

How Jaromir Jágr Won the Internet

Jaromír Jágr, the Czech veteran on ice, is a very noticeable figure of the world’s ice hockey scene… or shall I say the world’s ice rink? And this is not only because of his trademark mullet haircut (a.k.a.: “I see, I hear and my neck is warm”). I guess I don’t have to introduce “Mr.…