The Time for Women’s Hockey is Now

“The story of women’s hockey is a tale of unimaginable progress while at the same time only scratching the surface of how far there is to go” (Alana Paterson, Globe and Mail, 2017). The CWHL has a new commissioner in Jayna Hefford and the timing couldn’t be more perfect. Hefford is just the league’s second…

Links Round-Up: The passing of Ray Emery; Mental health discussions; Hefford and O’Ree inducted; 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. Former NHL goalie, Ray Emery passed away during a recent swimming accident in Hamilton, Ontario. [The Globe and Mail] Stacy Lorenz from the University of Alberta discusses the deeply entwined culture…

Weekly Links: Prab Rai waiting for his chance; 3 members of the Canadian Women’s National team retire; Retirement transition for NHL players; Patrick Kane updates; and more.

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Read about Prab Rai, one of the handful of South Asian prospects waiting to make their mark on the NHL.  [Vancity Buzz] The Grand Jury has postponed Patrick Kane’s case for a possible settlement [Buffalo News]; but, even if…