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NHL Evaluating 'Pride Night' as More Players Opt Out

Zac Jones #6 of the New York Rangers skates with a stick decorated for "Pride Night" in warm-ups prior to the game against the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden in New York City on May 3, 2021. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

By    |   Thursday, 30 March 2023 06:43 AM EDT

One of the most enduring stories in the NHL this season isn't about the competition on the ice but rather the controversy off of it.

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman on Monday said the league will take a closer look this offseason at the practice of team-hosted Pride Nights, contests featuring promotions revolving around the LGBTQ+ community that turned contentious due to media and activist invective hurled at players opting not to participate.

Marisa Herman

Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.

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One of the most enduring stories in the NHL this season isn't about the competition on the ice but rather the controversy off of it.
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