November 06, 2021
The NHL has demonstrably done nothing substantive to address or investigate the underlying cultural issues that have made hockey toxic, insular, and rife with abuse. So why have campaigns like “Hockey is for Everyone” and You Can Play been covered so uncritically by the media?
August 11, 2021
This offseason has been dominated by off-ice issues for the NHL. At the draft in July, the Montreal Canadiens provoked the ire of many across the sport by selecting a player, Logan Mailloux, who was convicted in Sweden of distributing an explicit photo of a
October 18, 2020
Sports journalist Kristen Anderson’s journey through motherhood has certainly been an interesting one thus far, from covering hockey games while nine months pregnant to postpartum depression, returning to work in a pandemic and more.
July 06, 2020
Time and time again, the National Hockey League has shown that it does not care about the health, safety or well-being of its athletes – who are also workers, and human beings. The NHL's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic is just the latest example of the
March 04, 2020
The PWHPA is playing hockey this season. Good hockey, even. But the gameplay itself and the postgame scrums make it very clear that these are not just regular hockey games. Each game is competitive, full of skill and physicality, but obviously there is some tension
November 04, 2019
On Monday, The Athletic's Katie Strang wrote the latest edition of the now-annual "what will it take for an NHL player to come out as gay" piece. It's not the first (see: 2015 by Pierre LeBrun; Brian Burke to George George Stroumboulopoulos in 2012 [transcript]