Weekly Links: Mainstream Media and Bloggers Tackle Mental Illness; Winter Classic Details; Ralph Nader Calls for NHL Fighting Ban

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. Hockey Links February 8 was Let’s Talk Day, an event organized to raise awareness and provide support for sufferers of…

Mo’ Than Just a Moustache – Hockey, masculinity and Movember

Jonas Hiller’s Movember mask has garnered a lot of publicity for the Ducks’ goaltender. Unfortunately, he posted a 1-6-3 record for the month of November. “Hey man, nice moustache.” Throughout the month of November, this male-to-male greeting appears more common than any other simple platitude, salutation or secret handshake. It has become so ubiquitous that…