Links Round-Up: Hayley Wickenheiser hired by Maple Leafs; Anders Nilsson tackles homophobia; Mental illness and hockey labour; and more

Formerly known as “Weekly Links,” our round-up of important and interesting pieces from the hockey blogosphere and media now appears every 2-4 weeks. The Toronto Maple Leafs made a number of front office hires, which included some notable positions for women: Hayley Wickenheiser becomes Assistant Director of Player Development and Noelle Needham as an amateur…

Weekly Links: Bryan Bickell diagnosed with MS; Coyotes eyeing new arena; UAE viral hockey star

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Bryan Bickell or the Carolina Hurricanes has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. [Vice Sports] Former Vancouver Canuck, Brent Sopel, has decided to go back to school despite difficulties with dyslexia. [Daily Hive] The Arizona Coyotes have announced plans for…

Weekly Links: Harrison Browne; Gretzky back in Edmonton; CHL class-action update; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Harrison Browne came out as transgender making him the first transgender professional team athlete in America. [Vice Sports] The NWHL is now working on a transgender inclusion policy. [ESPNW] And you can round out your Harrison Browne reading with these other…