Links Round-up: The privatization of youth hockey; Women’s Olympic news and profiles; RIP Red Fisher; 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. JJ Adams and Patrick Johnston take an in-depth look at the privatization of Canadian elite youth sport, including hockey academies that can cost parents tens of thousands of dollars annually. [The…

Links Round-up: Penguins White House Visit and potential NHL anthem protests; Flames and Calgary at odds over arena deal; NHL goes to China; 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. Due to some major stories this week, we are dividing up the links into sections. US Anthem Protests and Donald Trump Comments With Donald Trump lashing out at NFL protesters and…

Weekly Links: US Women’s National Team on strike; Maple Leafs fighting toxic masculinity; NHL going to China, Sweden; and more

The labour dispute between the US Women’s National Team and USA Hockey continues, with the athletes planning to sit out the upcoming World Championships. These two pieces highlight some of the unequal treatment afforded USA Hockey’s women athletes vs. their male counterparts. [CNN; The Ice Garden] In the latest twist, USA Hockey is trying to…

Weekly Links: Inaugural African Ice Hockey Cup underway; Evander Kane arrested in Buffalo; Lake Erie Warriors unveil offensive logo; and more

  The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! The first edition of the African Ice Hockey Cup is being played in Rabat, Morocco. The tournament features six teams representing four countries: the Rabat Capitals, Casablanca Bears and Morocco Mallers (Morocco); the Algiers Corsaires (Algeria); the Carthage…

NHL Green Week: Small steps to…where exactly?

*Cross posted on The Rabbit Hole* Last week was the first ever NHL Green Week. It was created in an attempt to showcase the League’s “greening programs and initiatives that are reducing the League’s environmental impact, while calling on fans and partners to accelerate a movement towards a healthier planet.” According to the US Environmental…

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.  Read the tournament recaps here [Blind Ice Hockey][Toronto Sun] The Calgary Hitmen of the WHL recently held their first ever multicultural night. [Global News Calgary] Scott Wheeler,…