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NHL players call for change after death of unarmed black man

May 31, 2020 - Reuters Canada

(Reuters) - A number of NHL players have voiced a call to stand together for change amid fiery clashes between police and protesters over last week’s death of a black man shown on video gasping for breath as a white policeman knelt on his neck in Minneapolis.

FILE PHOTO: Feb 22, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Winnipeg Jets right wing Blake Wheeler (26) looks on in the first period during the game against the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Ross-...