Weekly Links: Gender Disparities in Media Coverage of Hockey Injuries; Winter Classic Alumni Game Participants Don’t Get Paid; Are the Montreal Canadiens Still Relevant?

Welcome to Hockey in Society’s Weekly Links post. This feature highlights articles or blog entries that are related to Hockey in Society’s areas of interest and that may be of interest to the site’s readers. Hockey Links Detroit native E. Martin Nolan had a busy week! In addition to his post considering the Toronto Maple…

Manny Malhotra and the Politics of Injury

In March of this year, Vancouver Canuck’s forward Manny Malhotra had a puck deflect into his eye, which led to a number of career threatening surgeries.  The prediction was that Malhotra’s 2010-2011 season was finished and he would be lucky to ever regain normal vision.  Fast-forward to the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals and Malhotra made…