Quick Hits: The QBs of Hockey Edition
In Red Wings Land
Filip Zadina could see some time in the Czech league this year - WIIM
There’s really nothing else going on, so if you didn’t look one spot to the right on the site’s header yet, make sure you haven’t missed this news from Kyle.
Around the NHL
07.23.2020 - 9:00am PT— NHL Seattle (@NHLSeattle_) July 23, 2020
The 32nd franchise comes to life. pic.twitter.com/4J8k0UTEn3
So that’s a cool teaser. Could be nothing but it feels like Sockeye is happening based on this.
spent the last month plus writing identifying why:— DJ Bodega Cat (@yolo_pinyato) July 22, 2020
- The NHL should have 3x the players of color it currently has
- Why racial stereotypes in scouting/coaching make it so players of color almost never play center
- Why black players are traded twice as often as any other group https://t.co/i1BShbW0JC
This is a well-researched and well-presented piece on the issue of how even accounting for overall lack of diversity in hockey, there’s still additional layers in place which add multiple gates that block off players who otherwise would be perfectly good NHLers. It reminds me a lot of this bit from Chris Rock.