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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…