hockey

From university to the pros

While most Canadian university students have turned their attention to final exams and term papers, a few of their peers have something else in mind. A select few young men have signed contracts to become professional hockey players.







In the absence of body checking

When Canadians watch hockey today, we are watching men. Riddled with patriarchal language, hockey—and ringette— was created with men in mind. This is evidenced by the names of penalties such as “too many men,” and terms such as “defencemen.” But where are all the women?