Links Round-up: Penguins White House Visit and potential NHL anthem protests; Flames and Calgary at odds over arena deal; NHL goes to China; and more

Formerly known as “Weekly Links,” our round-up of important and interesting pieces from the hockey blogosphere and media will now appear twice a month. Due to some major stories this week, we are dividing up the links into sections. US Anthem Protests and Donald Trump Comments With Donald Trump lashing out at NFL protesters and…

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

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. 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…

Weekly Links: Mike Milbury in hot water; Scottie Upshall on Fort McMurray wildfires; South Korean women’s team focusing on 2018 Olympics; and more

NBC’s Mike Milbury landed in hot water when he suggested that Tampa Bay Lightning players should attempt to injure opponents when they make physical contact. Victoria Silverwood discussed the incident right here on this blog. [Hockey in Society] With raging wildfires decimating the city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Scottie Upshall of the St. Louis Blues…