While Still Awaiting a Response from Hockey Canada and the NHL amid Rumors Suspensions are Imminent, Catching up with Ousted Coaches

(Photo credit Lethbridge News Now) Speculation around the hockey world is that Hockey Canada and the NHL are close to announcing suspensions for specific players stemming from allegations that members of the 2018 Canadian Men’s World Junior team sexually assaulted a young woman in London, Ontario, following a fundraising event for Hockey Canada. The London... Continue Reading →

What Happens if Hockey Becomes Uninsurable?

Hockey Canada continues to face questions about its handling of sexual assault allegations stemming from an incident alleged in a 2022 lawsuit in which a young woman in London, Ontario, stated that members of Hockey Canada’s U20 men’s world junior team sexually assaulted her in 2018 following a Hockey Canada fundraising event.[1] One of the... Continue Reading →

Does the Confidentially Requirement of the NHL Player Assistance Program Explain the Continued Silence Surrounding Valeri Nichushkin’s Absence from the Colorado Avalanche?

The Colorado Avalanche were eliminated on Sunday, April 30th by the Seattle Kraken in a do-or-die Game 7 without help from forward Valeri Nichushkin, who has been out of the Avalanche line up since playing in Game 2. Nichushkin was an unexpected scratch from Game 3 after missing morning skate. Head Coach Jared Bednar told... Continue Reading →

Phoenix vs. The Coyotes

The Arizona Coyotes situation has been one of the most criticized in professional sports. They lost their arena, the Desert Diamond Arena, in Glendale, last year, and announced a partnership with Arizona State to play at Mullett Arena, a venue of only 5,000 (The average across the league is 18,230 seats[1]). There have been numerous... Continue Reading →

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