Episode 014: Picking Up Threads

 

In this episode I pick up some threads from previous episodes, talking about Shannon Szabados, Terry Trafford, and issues of women playing hockey, the expectations put on male hockey players, and building identity around hockey.

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Episode 013: The NHL Cult of Family

 

In this episode I talk about the NHL’s Cult of Family – the way that the wives and children of players are used to build a sense of the player and an image of his team, and the demands that are placed on them.