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Tyson Barrie gives CONTROVERSIAL statement on NHL Pride Nights


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Ryan
April 5, 2023  (7:26 PM)
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Over the last few seasons, the National Hockey League has been trying to do everything they can to prove that the league is welcoming.

While this is a great initiative by the NHL, there has been a little bit of pushback about it this season.
Every team at one point had a 'pride night' in their schedule, where they would wear pride coloured jerseys for warm ups to show their support, but over the last few weeks, teams and players alike have started to refuse to wear the jerseys.
While some players state it's due to christian beliefs, some Russian players are also doing it as they could be arrested back home in Russia for showing support.
Tyson Barrie who was traded from the Edmonton Oilers to the Nashville Predators at the trade deadline this year, has made a statement regarding Pride Nights:
Fans were very happy to hear of Barrie's support:
The Nashville Predators did wear their pride jerseys and even raised some money for charity:
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