Quantcast
Home » Topics » national hockey league

Pro hockey players fight homophobia with ‘You Can Play’ campaign

BOSTON (Reuters) – Thirty players in the National Hockey League have joined a campaign intended to promote gay and lesbian equality in sports with a television ad that will premiere during Sunday’s matchup of the New York Rangers and Boston Bruins. The campaign, called “You Can Play,” aims to combat…

Man charged over NHL banana toss

A 26-year-old man was charged on Wednesday in connection with throwing a banana on the ice at a black National Hockey League player during a pre-season game last week, police said. Chris Moorhouse of London, Ontario, was issued a summons byprovincial police on a charge of engaging in a banned activity under the province’s trespassing…

Outcry over banana tossed at black hockey player

NEW YORK — National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman said Friday that the tossing of a banana at a black player during a pre-season exhibition game Thursday night in Canada was “stupid and ignorant”. The incident came during a game-ending shootout at London, Ontario, when Philadelphia Flyers right wing Wayne…

Group: U.S. anti-Internet piracy campaign violates First Amendment

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged a federal court to return two domain names seized as part of the U.S. government’s “Operation in Our Sites,” an ongoing campaign against websites that illegally provide access to copyrighted material. “This misguided intellectual property enforcement effort is causing serious collateral damage to free…

Google+