Like in so many other sports, the NHL has begun to embrace the ongoing conversation about social justice that has been happening in the broader culture. Players and teams have expressed themselves through statements, media availabilities and social media.
This is all a positive development, particularly in hockey, but it isn’t enough. Now, says P.K. Subban, it’s time for action — and people are going to have to get comfortable with feeling uncomfortable.
While it’s encouraging to see athletes and teams share statements and similar messages, action needs to follow for those to have any impact and it’s definitely something that’s important for Subban to put the focus on.
On his own end, Subban has recently joined the NHL in their Player Inclusion Committee in a co-chair position. That’s great to see, but of course, it will take a lot more than just Subban to create the change that he and so many others have been calling for.h/t Twitter/PKSubban1