Reblog: Filmmaker joins call for Willie O’Ree and Herb Carnegie Hockey Hall induction

Damon Kwame Mason, a talented filmmaker and good friend, is as passionate about minorities in hockey as I am – if not more. He gave his all to produce and direct “Soul on Ice, Past, Present & Future,” an award-winning black hockey history documentary. Now Kwame is giving his all to push for the inductions… via … More Reblog: Filmmaker joins call for Willie O’Ree and Herb Carnegie Hockey Hall induction

ICYMI: The Founding 4 Podcast Episode 3 feat. Matt Falkenbury

Be sure to listen to Episode 3 of The Founding 4 Podcast on Soundcloud or iTunes, because Episode 4 will drop later this week! My co-host Mike Murphy wrote an awesome recap of our episode featuring Riveters play-by-play announcer Matt Falkenbury. But, here’s the gist: Intros Recap of Week 2 games Which Season One Riveter … More ICYMI: The Founding 4 Podcast Episode 3 feat. Matt Falkenbury

Repost: Podcast feat. Blake Bolden

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?visual=true&url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F356278790&show_artwork=true&maxwidth=529&maxheight=794 Subtract the final two letters from Blake Bolden’s last name and you’ve summed up the type of move she’s made this hockey season. After two seasons with the Boston Pride, defenseman Blake Bolden is playing this season with HC Lugano (Photo/NWHL). Bolden has left what she’s known for more than eight years – history-making stardom… … More Repost: Podcast feat. Blake Bolden

The Founding 4 Podcast now on Soundcloud and iTunes!

Mike & I return to action! This time, with a little help from Anya Battaglino.  Read more about the latest episode of The Founding 4 here. .@battaglinoa talks about @syd_rossman being a vocal goalie: can confirm. I could hear her from the other side of the glass on Saturday! Communicating, encouraging. — Michelle Jay (@michelle_jay3) … More The Founding 4 Podcast now on Soundcloud and iTunes!

Whale get two late goals, come up just short of the comeback against Buffalo

The Whale comeback falls just short as the Buffalo Beauts defeat Connecticut 3-2 on Saturday.  The defending champions got the scoring started at the 16:53 mark in the first period.  Taylor Accursi deflected a shot past Whale goalie Sydney Rossman to give the Beauts a 1-0 lead.  Buffalo had a 10-5 a Source: Whale get … More Whale get two late goals, come up just short of the comeback against Buffalo

NWHL Recap: Roesler Scores Twice in Whale Loss to Russia

Wednesday, October 18 for NWHL.Zone On Tuesday, the Connecticut Whale dropped their final preseason game 5-2 to Team Russia.. In the second matchup, returning Whale defender Shannon Doyle was focused on eliminating odd rushes, “I’d like to just really work on the gaps in the neutral zone,” the Ontario-native said on Sunday. “(Russia) did a really nice job of doing … More NWHL Recap: Roesler Scores Twice in Whale Loss to Russia

#MeToo

Before Practice by Erica Ayala published in Voices Magazine September 2013   Early one morning as I waited for practice to begin he came to speak to me with a whistle around his neck and a smile on his face. We talked about the game, about the upcoming season; all the usual. He congratulated me … More #MeToo

P.K. Subban’s dad talks hockey, life and catfish on new Color of Hockey podcast — TheColorOfHockey

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?visual=true&url=https%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F345113749&show_artwork=true&maxwidth=529&maxheight=794 Karl Subban thought he was done. The proud papa of three black professional hockey players thought he was finished writing his first book, “How We Did It, The Subban Family Plan For Success In Hockey, School And Life.” Then The Trade happened. Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban. The Montreal Canadiens swapped All-Star defenseman P.K. Subban… … More P.K. Subban’s dad talks hockey, life and catfish on new Color of Hockey podcast — TheColorOfHockey

Reflections on #TakeAKnee for the Female Coaching Network

When the  #TakeAKnee demonstrations began to catch on, I immediately resonated with the message. I too wanted to raise awareness for the issues of racism and police brutality in the United States. However, I still was not completely comfortable with sitting for the anthem. It reminded me of the debates I’d have with my mother … More Reflections on #TakeAKnee for the Female Coaching Network