1 week Dumba kneels, NHL puts focus on Black Lives Matter movement Inquirer
Minnesota's Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem when he did so before the opening playoff game between Edmonton and Chicago in Edmonton, Alberta. Dumba knelt at center ice Saturday while fellow Black players Malcolm Subban of Chicago and Darnell Nurse of Edmonton each stood with a hand on one of his shoulders. Several teams this week stood together during the U.S. and Canadian anthems, with some players locking arms to show solidarity. With the message "END RACISM" on the video screens around him, the Wild defenseman made a passionate speech about racial ... more