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…

Weekly Links: Successful Toronto youth program for disadvantaged and minority boys; the business of the NHL; Stu Grimson, Jim Thomson weigh in on fighting; and more

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. Please check out some of the great writing that is happening in the hockey media and blogosphere! A really interesting…

Jack Adams Arena: A fragile island of hockey diversity

Including an interview with outgoing Detroit Hockey Association President Will McCants Take Lyndon East from Greenfield in northwest Detroit and you’ll go through a neighborhood of detached bungalows and then random industrial parks and warehouses. It’s a quiet, non-distinct stretch of road in an often eerily quiet city. To your left will emerge, after the…

Weekly Links: Reactions to Twitter racism against Joel Ward; Examining cultures of hitting and violence in hockey; Where in the world were NHL players born?

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. Editor’s Note: Apologies for the lack of Weekly Links over the past month. It has been a very busy time…

“Hockey is for everyone” – A pretty good lie

I was checking out the NHL’s social responsibility programs with the intention of writing about the NHL Fights Cancer initiative but a different program caught my attention – Hockey is for Everyone.  November 2011 was the inaugural Come Play Hockey month for the program, which was “designed to increase participation in the sport of ice…