Connor McDavid talks RTP, Zach Parise discusses the Wild's Qualifying Round matchup vs. Vancouver and more in today's links.
by: HardevLad — SB Nation: Raw Charge 3h
Including statements from Bolts forward Mathieu Joseph, and former players JT Brown, and Brian Boyle.
by: Sportsnet Staff — Sportsnet 11h
The NHL has released a statement saying it "stands with all those who are working to achieve a racially just society."
by: Gentry Estes, Nashville Tennessean — Tennessean 11h
More than half of the 24 players on the Predators' roster weren't in Nashville as of this past week, GM David Poile said.
by: Matt Teague — The Score 12h
Tampa Bay Lightning forward Mathieu Joseph hopes the protests that have followed the death of George Floyd will lead to real positive changes in society."Watching the events unfold across America is extremely sad. I wish I could say what happened to...
by: Metro US — Metro News 15h
(Reuters) – A number of NHL players have voiced a call to stand together for change amid fiery clashes between police and protesters over last week’s death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white policeman knelt on his neck in...
by: John Steigerwald — Tribune-Review 19h
Evander Kane needs to mind his own business. Kane plays defense for the San Jose Sharks, and he’s black. And Canadian. Here’s what he had to say on ESPN’s First Take on Friday following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis: “We need so many more...
Links: Players from across the sports spectrum share thoughts on racism and Black Lives Matter protests
by: Justin Blades — SB Nation: Habs Eyes On The Prize 31 May
In today’s links, the reactions of NHL players and those from other leagues and sports to the current racial climate in North America.
by: The Associated Press — CBC Sports 31 May
Winnipeg Jets forward and Minnesota native Blake Wheeler joined a growing list of athletes speaking out following the death of George Floyd, writing on Twitter that "America is not OK," following days of tense protests.
by: Scott Bair — NBC Sports Bay Area 19h
Several Sharks stars echoed Martin Jones' criticism of the team.
by: Sporting News — Sporting News 31 May
Crosby has long been one of the NHL's most tight-lipped players, but he has an opportunity to weigh in on one of the most important issues in the U.S.
by: Brennin Weiswerda — Russian Machine Never Breaks 31 May
George Floyd died on May 25, after a police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes. His death has sparked sorrow and protests across the country, demanding meaningful change. While many high-profile athletes have shared their opinions..
Evander Kane Tweets
RT @ArashMadani: Take from @evanderkane_9 on @Fan590 what hockey culture is: Put your head down and shut your mouth. It's constantly pounded into you to conform. If a player doesn't conform to old school mindsets at the top, you're viewed as a bad apple and a bad guy. And that's a major problem.Player
Systemic Racism at its finest. #thats1stdegreemurderAccording to Minnesota State law by charging Chauvin with 3rd degree murder, instead of 2nd or 1st degree murder, that means the prosecution believes their wasn’t intent to kill Floyd. Punishable by maximum of 25 years in prison.Player
RT @ChiefDavidRoddy: There is no need to see more video. There no need to wait to see how “it plays out”. There is no need to put a knee on someone’s neck for NINE minutes. There IS a need to DO something. If you wear a badge and you don’t have an issue with this...turn it in. https://t.co/frNCAWCeq6Player
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