NHL and hockey punditry’s ignorance of women’s issues, anticipation for the upcoming season, and much more in your NHL blog beat. 

PENSION PLAN PUPPETS: The Patrick Kane sexual assault investigation reveals hockey journalists remain unaware of women’s issues.

STANLEY CUP OF CHOWDER:  Paul Wheeler goes one better, suggesting the league and its media are failing the sport’s female fans.

PUCK DADDY: As Slava Voynov prepares to return to Russia, Jen Neale notes the LA Kings remain tone deaf on the issue of domestic violence.

How effective will the NHL's "concussion spotters" really be.

How effective will the NHL’s “concussion spotters” really be?

GRANTLAND: On a lighter note, Sean McIndoe lists the NHL’s new season resolutions, plus the art of “jerseying”.

HOCKEY IN SOCIETY: Courtney Szto critiques the NHL’s plan to use “concussion spotters.”

RAW CHARGE: Brett Frieman examines how the NHL’s latest rule changes could affect the upcoming season.

SILVER SEVEN SENS: Could an NHL game actually fit on Parliament Hill?

ABOUT SPORTS: Patrick Hoffman previews the NHL’s Metropolitan Division for 2015-16.

NUCKS MISCONDUCT: Did the Vancouver Canucks actually improve in the offseason?

PUCK PONDERINGS: Recapping the San Jose Sharks offseason and looking forward to training camp.

ARCTIC ICE HOCKEY: The curious case of Tobias Enstrom.

GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier recalls the life and career of Sergei Zholtok.