Guest Post: Gut Checking the Hockey FIT Program

Guest Post By Kristi Allain Kristi, born and raised in Nogojiwanong, inherited a love of hockey from her mother – a passionate Peterborough Petes fan who frequently boasts that she missed only one game with birth of her two daughters. Kristi’s love of hockey has fuelled her research program, where she’s investigated hockey and national…

Weekly Links: The stresses of life as a hockey spouse; The development of EA’s NHL video game series; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Rest in peace Matthew Wuest, founder of the popular and impactful website Cap Geek. Matthew passed away from cancer this week. [Puck Daddy] If you missed Vicky Grygar’s open letter to CHL President David Branch about the compensation of…

Hockey Research at the 2014 “Putting it on Ice” Conference

Starting tomorrow in London, ON, hockey researchers and academics will gather at Western University for the fourth Putting it on Ice Conference. This conference, which was last held in Halifax, NS in 2012, is exclusively focused on scholarship related to hockey, whether that be sociological, political, historical, media, literary or economic research. Not surprisingly, there…