Need an expert? Abuse and racism in hockey and the NHL

Posted on Thursday, November 28, 2019

Professional hockey players on the ice.

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Several professional hockey players have publicly spoken about the abuse and racism they have experienced during their careers. Mike Babcock, Bill Peters, Michel Therrien and several other coaches were targeted. The NHL is known as a conservative league, but is a new generation of players changing the sport's culture? 

Pierre C. Bélanger (English and French )
Full Professor
Faculty of Arts
Office 1 : 613-562-5800 (3835)
Office 2 : 613-562-5238
pbelang@uOttawa.ca

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