Links Round-up: R.I.P. Larry Kwong; Canucks host South Asian heritage celebration; CWHL/NWHL merger on the horizon?; and more

Formerly known as “Weekly Links,” our round-up of important and interesting pieces from the hockey blogosphere and media will now appear twice a month. R.I.P. Larry Kwong, the NHL player of colour. Kwong, who was Chinese-Canadian, played briefly for the New York Rangers in 1948 and enjoyed a successful career in the Quebec Senior Hockey…

Weekly Links: Revelations from lawsuit against OHL and WHL; Dallas Stars troll Trump; UK hockey milestones; and more

The ongoing court case by former players against the OHL and WHL has revealed some interesting information that was previously hidden. One finding is the vast disparity between the wealthy teams, which make millions of dollars in profit, and other teams that are losing money. [Sportsnet] Meanwhile, Ken Campbell reports that the CHL’s own filings…

Weekly Links: Canadians no longer dominate the NHL (in numbers); WHL institutes mandatory sexual assault training; Patrick O’Sullivan releases new book; and more.

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! Well it may be “Canada’s game” figuratively, but in actual numbers, for the first time in the League’s 98 year history, Canadians no longer make up the majority of NHL players. [TSN] The WHL is instituting mandatory training about…

Weekly Links: Excitement at the launch of the NWHL; King’s settlement with Mike Richards setting a dangerous precedent; TSN’s Aaron Ward arrested; and more

The Weekly Links post highlights important or interesting writing from the hockey blogosphere and media. Enjoy! The NWHL opened its first season last weekend. Joe DeLessio, Greg Wyshynski, and Lindsay Gibbs all had good overviews of the new league. [Sports on Earth; Puck Daddy; Think Progress] Meanwhile, Brigitte Noël questions what will happen with the…

Weekly Links: Voynov charged for domestic violence; Confronting racism in hockey; Ex-owner criticizes CHL’s treatment of junior players; Why the CHWL is great; and more

After an ongoing police investigation, the LA Kings’ Slava Voynov is being charged for violence against his spouse. [The Score] Really interesting article by Rick Westhead about the treatment of CHL junior players after they leave hockey, as ex-owner Mario Forgione states that “players are a disposable commodity.” [TSN] The new mascot for the WHL’s…