Weekly Links: Chinese KHL team to launch new CWHL franchise; Addressing the dearth of female referees; Marc Savard on concussion struggles; and more

      The CWHL is adding a new franchise, which will be operated by the KHL’s Chinese club, Kunlun Red Star. The team is intended to help develop China’s women’s hockey program. [The Ice Garden] Thomas Greiss, New York Islanders and Team Germany goaltender, has drawn sharp criticism for sharing a meme on Instagram…

Weekly Links: Reaction to cutting of UND women’s program; Wideman sued by injured linesman; Psychiatric disorders among ex-NHLers?; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! The University of North Dakota recently cut its women’s hockey team, under controversial circumstances. The university’s president enraged many by stating: “Women’s hockey is a boutique sport and never should have been at UND.” [Think Progress] Amy Menke, a…

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…

Weekly Links: Evander Kane; Order of Canada recipients; Shady insurance projection of head injuries; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! If you are going to be in the Northeast in July, consider checking out The Hockey Conference being hosted by the University of New Brunswick. The conference is geared towards practitioners, academics, and coaches.  Bonus, you can hang out…