Weekly Links: Oake family working to prevent drug addiction; “Smashville” in the hockey spotlight; PETA’s stand against catfish tossing; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. The family of Scott Oake (of Hockey Night in Canada) is helping to fund a drug treatment centre in Winnipeg. Scott’s son, Bruce, died at age 25 from an overdose of heroin. The family is hoping that its donations and…

Weekly Links: Cultural aspects of the “concussion crisis”; Women’s hockey in Mexico, South Korea, India; and more

Matt Ventresca, Hockey in Society contributor and postdoc researcher at Georgia Tech, has a great piece on how addressing sociocultural factors, in addition to employing technological advances, is needed to reduce concussions in hockey and other contact sports. [Engaging Sports] Ken Campbell on how hockey agents are recruiting clients at younger and younger ages, and…

Weekly Links: Breastfeeding hockey player goes viral; Hockey Night in Canada makes changes; CIS/NCAA players brawl; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! A Facebook post of a mother breastfeeding her baby before stepping on the ice in full gear has gone viral, and is being lauded for showing how nursing mothers can remain active athletes. [Huffington Post] The NWHL is working…