Let’s talk about those Adidas Parley All-Star jerseys…

On January 9th, the NHL announced that players would be wearing eco-friendly jerseys for the 2019 All-Star game. These will be the “first-ever NHL jerseys featuring repurposed and upcycled materials.” This move aligns with Adidas’ existing relationship with Parley for the Oceans, an initiative that attempts to deal with ocean plastic by turning it into…

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…

Weekly Links: the Patrick Kane saga continues; CWHL draft week; Mike Richards charged; Big data in hockey analysis, and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! The Patrick Kane commentary continues from [Sporting News] and [Katie Speaks] In light of the Kane situation, an excellent read on how victims are portrayed – and often villified – in reportage of sexual assault cases. [Hockey Wilderness] The…