NHL takes a step back in diversity initiative with pride tape ban

Apr 26, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA;  A view of the rainbow color tape on the hockey stick of Dallas Stars right wing Denis Gurianov (34) in recognition of NHL pride night before the game between the Dallas Stars and the Carolina Hurricanes at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

If hockey is for everyone, the NHL has an odd way of showing it. Days after the league clarified an earlier memo that teams believed was “restrictive” to diversity causes, including Pride Night, Outsports reported the NHL has banned players from using rainbow-colored Pride Tape during warmups, games and practices.


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