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“Impromptu Hockey” – Josh Anderson

Josh Anderson was not a happy man. Late in the second period, he sought to avenge Christian Dvorak by attempting to engage Jared Spurgeon in a fight, but ultimately threw down the gloves against a player who was over his weight in Ryan Hartman. After the match, the Ontarian was still bubbling, having really not liked this match. “You throw it out the window, the video. All the players in this dressing room know that we can play better. It was a long trip. We had just played some good matches. But even when you're tired, you have to find ways to play better. We have abandoned our two goalkeepers. The Wild were circling in offensive territory, it looked like pick-up hockey for most of the game. » – Josh Anderson Dominique Duchar...
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Racism in hockey: Players must take responsibility, says PK Subban

New Jersey Devils defenseman PK Subban is shaken and disappointed that his brother Jordan was the target of a racist act, and says those responsible for this deplorable behavior must be held to account immediately and not get away with it without anyone saying anything. • Read also: Racism still pervasive in the world of hockey • Read also: Racist gesture against Jordan Subban: Jacob Panetta suspended indefinitely The story was widely publicized over the weekend, a few days after Quebecer Bokondji Imama was the victim of similar behavior during an American Hockey League game. This time, Jordan Subban of the South Carolina Stingrays had to deal with the actions of Jacob Panetta of the Jacksonville Icemen in an ECHL matchup. The culprit was fired by his team and...
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Racism still pervasive in the world of hockey

A few days after the retirement of the jersey of Willie O'Ree, the first black player to have played in the National Hockey League (NHL), by the Boston Bruins, it is clear that the hockey world still has a long way to go. . The case of Jordan Subban, victim of a hateful gesture on Saturday in the ECHL, is not isolated. Overview of six recent racist events on the hockey planet. • Read also: Racist gesture against Jordan Subban: Jacob Panetta suspended indefinitely A fan throws a banana at Wayne Simmonds During an exhibition game in London, Ontario in September 2011, forward Wayne Simmonds, at the time with the Philadelphia Flyers, was thrown a banana in a shootout against the Red Wings from Detroit. The fan at fault, Chris Moorhouse, admitted his wrongdoing a...