Not a single player “took the knee” for Black Lives Matter during the national anthem at three different NHL exhibition games played this week.
The Philadelphia Flyers and the Pittsburgh Penguins bucked the trends in other professional sports and all stood for the anthem on Tuesday.
“The Penguins and Flyers, two of the fiercest rivals in sports, united in solidarity this afternoon, to stand up against social injustice, racism, and hate,” the Penguins said in a post.
“The teams stood as one across each club’s respective blue lines prior to today’s game.” More
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