What We’re Missing About Donald Brashear’s New Job

Donald Brashear, veteran of 16 NHL seasons and over 200 fights, now works as a Tim Horton’s cashier. The national Canadian media felt this was a story we needed to know about (even if the National Post was unconcerned about what Brashear looked like, running a photo of fellow black enforcer Georges Laraque in his…

Tim Hortons and Olympism

By Alvin Ma At a recent conference, I presented on Asians in my university’s kinesiology program and drew upon the “Proud Fathers” commercial from Tim Hortons (Mark Norman has also written about this commercial on this blog). Tim Hortons initially ran that ad during the 2006 Winter Olympics and followed up with another multicultural ad…

Weekly Links: A “Hockeynomics” for predicting success in international hockey; World Juniors reaction and Sochi Olympics news; Landeskog joins You Can Play; 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! Jaideep Kanungo, inspired…