Total 52 Posts
The Penguins Stand with Trump
By trying to stay out of politics, the Pittsburgh Penguins made an even stronger political statement.
Stick to hockey: Thinking about inclusion
Thoughts on representation in hockey, who gets to speak on ESPN, and integrating locker rooms
Stick to hockey: Down to earth
Glass cliffs, bad report cards, and everyday sexism in this week’s links
Stick to hockey: An introduction
On sticking to sports, a changing landscape, and things worth reading this week.
Toxic Masculinity, Domestic Violence, and Hockey
All signs are indicating that Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk has been abused by his partner. Why is this not being taken seriously?
Kane’s point streak is not a heroic narrative of overcoming obstacles
When prosecutors decided not to charge Patrick Kane following this summer's sexual assault allegations, it was not carte blanche to write puff pieces about his heroic ability to overcome obstacles in the form of a scoring streak. Here's why.
From the Branches: It's August
There must be something to talk about in August! Let's find it.
Get to know PPP: PhyllisKessel13
With so many new faces here at Pension Plan Puppets, we're going to use the off-season to introduce ourselves.
From the Branches: Wickenheiser to Calgary
Come discuss Hayley Wickenheiser's announcement with us!
Rule 63 and NHL media coverage
What if we talked about NHL players the way the media talks about female athletes?
Hockey controversies and the misattribution of victimhood
A huge thank you to @GrinWithGuilt and @mutatio42 (Gunnar Carlsson) for their helpful comments and edits on earlier drafts of the article. Thank you for being generous with your time and your wonderful brains (that sounded much more zombie-like than I'd hoped). As someone who writes about hockey and social
[Monday's FTB] The excitement continues
After a busy weekend there is no shortage of discussion topics.
[Sunday's FTB]: The draft ends, the party begins
A weekend filled with draft thrills isn't over yet!
Studying gender and sports fandom
Editor's Note: She's too humble to admit it, but this piece came after a lot (and I don't use that term lightly) of people requested she synthesize her paper. We're lucky to have her. And yes, it is relevant to the Toronto Maple Leafs and their fans.
[Friday's FTB] Game seven weekend kicks off
For the third time in NHL history, both conferences are heading to a game 7 in the leadup to the Stanley Cup Final.
[Wednesday's FTB] Au revoir, Bleu, Blanc et Rouge
All aboard the Game 7 hype train! Next stop, Madison Square Garden!