Watch: NHL Players ALL STAND During US National Anthem
Players at an NHL exhibition match Tuesday all stood in solidarity as the US national anthem played, a stark contrast to NBA and MLB players who have been taking a knee at the start of games.
I just became a hockey fan. pic.twitter.com/1HuZS9yfFr
— Eddie Donovan (@EddieDonovan) July 31, 2020
Footage from Thursday shows Pittsburg Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers players all standing as the anthem plays, setting the league apart from other sports where players have been kneeling for Black Lives Matter and other social justice groups.
“I just became a hockey fan,” one person commented on Twitter.
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