October 05, 2022
Many untimely deaths, serious injuries, abuses, assaults, and incidents of bigotry in hockey lurk in the pages of this book but are too often presented as an opportunity for the NHL to increase its profitability and cultural cachet without actually addressing the material harm being done.
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