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NHL CAVES: Hockey Players Take a Knee During US and Canadian National Anthems

posted by Hannity Staff - 8.04.20

Multiple players on the NHL chose to “take a knee” Monday during the performance of the United States and Canadian national anthems to promote “social justice” and oppose “systemic racism.”

Similar displays have been seen in the NFL, MLB, and NBA.

Original Story: August 1st, 2020

Players on the Pittsburg Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers refused to take a knee during the performance of the US national anthem this week; making the NHL the only league where athletes refused to kneel to promote “social justice” in America.

All players for the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz “took a knee” Thursday night during the performance of the US National Anthem as the NBA resumed their season suspended 150 days ago due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

A similar scene was witnessed during Major League Baseball’s opening game when all athletes on the New York Yankees and Washington Nationals kneeled during a moment of silence before the ‘Star-Spangled Banner.’

“Players from both teams kneel together in unity before tonight’s National Anthem,” posted the Yankees’ official Twitter account.

Watch the moment above.

BREAKING NOW: NHL Joins NBA, Suspends Hockey Season Over Coronavirus Fears

posted by Hannity Staff - 3.12.20

The National Hockey League suspended their 2019-2020 season Thursday afternoon over fears of the Coronavirus outbreak; joining the NBA and Major League Soccer in postponing future games to avoid new infections.

“The National Hockey League suspended its 2019-2020 regular season due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus, the league announced Thursday. The suspension begins immediately, and games planned for Thursday night will be canceled, the league said,” reports CNBC.

“Our goal is to resume play as soon as it is appropriate and prudent, so that we will be able to complete the season and award the Stanley Cup,” the NHL said in a statement.

 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Source: CNBC

STANDING PROUD: NHL Players Stand Together in Solidarity During Performance of US National Anthem

posted by Hannity Staff - 8.01.20

Players on the Pittsburg Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers refused to take a knee during the performance of the US national anthem this week; making the NHL the only league where athletes refused to kneel to promote “social justice” in America.

All players for the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz “took a knee” Thursday night during the performance of the US National Anthem as the NBA resumed their season suspended 150 days ago due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

A similar scene was witnessed during Major League Baseball’s opening game when all athletes on the New York Yankees and Washington Nationals kneeled during a moment of silence before the ‘Star-Spangled Banner.’

“Players from both teams kneel together in unity before tonight’s National Anthem,” posted the Yankees’ official Twitter account.

Watch the moment above.

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