Links Round-Up: The passing of Ray Emery; Mental health discussions; Hefford and O’Ree inducted; 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. Former NHL goalie, Ray Emery passed away during a recent swimming accident in Hamilton, Ontario. [The Globe and Mail] Stacy Lorenz from the University of Alberta discusses the deeply entwined culture…

Weekly Links: Taylor Fedun’s Remarkable Comeback; Blackhawks Honored at the White House; Fallout from the Flyers-Capitals Line Brawl; Ken Dryden’s Response to Bobby Orr; 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! Edmonton Oilers defenceman…

Playing the White Way: Whiteness and hockey

Don Cherry has stated outright that “Racism is not in the NHL. Of all the sports in the world, it’s the one that doesn’t have racism.”  Whether true or false his statement is worthy of examination.  If it is true then we have to figure out what it is about hockey that naturally eliminates racism.…