Weekly Links: US Women’s National Team on strike; Maple Leafs fighting toxic masculinity; NHL going to China, Sweden; and more

The labour dispute between the US Women’s National Team and USA Hockey continues, with the athletes planning to sit out the upcoming World Championships. These two pieces highlight some of the unequal treatment afforded USA Hockey’s women athletes vs. their male counterparts. [CNN; The Ice Garden] In the latest twist, USA Hockey is trying to…

Weekly Links: The stresses of life as a hockey spouse; The development of EA’s NHL video game series; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Rest in peace Matthew Wuest, founder of the popular and impactful website Cap Geek. Matthew passed away from cancer this week. [Puck Daddy] If you missed Vicky Grygar’s open letter to CHL President David Branch about the compensation of…