Inside Saint Mary’s University Centre for the Study of Sport & Health’s Goaltending Symposium

Hockey is a slow game to adapt, painfully slow. Yet goaltending over the last quarter century has been completely revolutionized, far outpacing the myths the game thrives on. Hockey in Society alumus Cheryl MacDonald organized an interdisciplinary online symposium that brought together athletes and academics from science, social science, and arts backgrounds to discuss the…

Hockey simulates the modern world: A speculation

By E. Martin Nolan “Transition is a becoming. In the sphere of logic transition is mute, in the sphere of freedom, it becomes.” -SØren Kierkegaard on the metaphysical ramifications of hockey (20-21) Like your life, hockey is a game of uncertain certainties. Puck possession, while attainable and incredibly important, is always in doubt. So if…