Pro Hockey Players Speak Out About Racism In Sport, And George Floyd

Racism exists in sport, in particular in hockey.

Racism exists in Canada, and it exists in the United States. In the aftermath following the horrific and senseless murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police officers, professional athletes are speaking out.

This is what Blake Wheeler, a star with the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets, who was born in Minnesota had to say on social media:

San Jose Sharks forward Logan Couture also got directly to the point, supporting statements by Evander Kane and Akim Aliu:

Evander Kane and Akim Aliu have been strong advocates and voices on social injustice, racism in sport, and more recently on the murder of George Floyd by white police officers.

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