hockey Category

September 8, 2019
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Big news for Women’s Hockey!

It’s been a roller coaster of a year for Women’s Hockey. The CWHL folded, 200 of the top women’s talent world-wide created the Professional Women’s Hockey Player Association in the hopes that they could create one league and get better benefits for all players. There’s already been some buzz about the NWHL, notably that some of the partnerships with NHL teams seem to have been dissolved (more on that later). But there is some good news! You will be able to catch the NWHL games, all of them, on Twitch at www.twitch.com/nwhl (create an account, follow their channel and make…

February 1, 2018
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Why Hockey is For Everyone… isn’t.

Note: Despite the tone, I wouldn’t be this harsh if I didn’t love the sport. My two favorite teams are both called out, because I think they could do better. We’re entering Hockey is For Everyone month. This is the second year of the NHL’s initiative for inclusivity. To highlight disabled players, women’s hockey as well as LGBT inclusivity by hosting You Can Play nights. Last year saw mostly merchandise put out by the NHL – t-shirts that boasted Hockey is For Everyone, as well as pride flavored shirts for every single team. I don’t recall seeing if any of…