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: Why gender, race, and sexuality matter in hockey; Lehner supports Donald Trump; the KHL in China; and more

After a one week hiatus, the Weekly Links are back! The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Sarah Hall, a female hockey reporter, has a powerful piece on her experiences facing gender-based abuse and harassment. An important read. [Five for Howling] David Singh has a good…

Weekly Links: Critiquing media coverage of Harrison Browne; Questioning violence in UK hockey; Marketing Auston Matthews; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! A really insightful and thoughtful critique of masculinity in hockey and media coverage on the announcement by  Harrison Browne, of the NWHL Buffalo Beauts, that he is a transgendered man. A really important read that is definitely worth your time…

Weekly Links: Breastfeeding hockey player goes viral; Hockey Night in Canada makes changes; CIS/NCAA players brawl; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! A Facebook post of a mother breastfeeding her baby before stepping on the ice in full gear has gone viral, and is being lauded for showing how nursing mothers can remain active athletes. [Huffington Post] The NWHL is working…

Weekly Links: KHLer may face criminal charges for on-ice violence; Oilers ditch cheerleaders; The Tragically Hip’s hockey connections; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Damir Ryspayev, a KHL player for Barys Astana, went on a violent spree in an exhibition game against Kunlun Red Star. Red Star is attempting to have criminal charges brought against Ryspayev for his actions. [The Hockey News] As…

Weekly Links: Ukrainian club HC Donbass’ struggles since 2014 invasion; Russian doping scandal implicates women’s national team; NHL playoffs commentary; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Rick Westhead has an excellent long form piece on hockey in Ukraine following the invasion by Russia in 2014. It focuses on HC Donbasss, a then-KHL team whose arena was torched following the invasion. The team has sat out…

Weekly Links: Lack of respect for NCAA women’s championship; the WHA’s lingering impact on the NHL; 10 years of hockey Twitter; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! In case you missed it: check out great pieces on this blog from Alvin Ma on the Clarkson Cup championship in Ottawa and Courtney Szto on the NHL’s Green Week and environmental efforts. After capturing the NCAA championships, the…