Minnesota players didn’t wear LGBT jerseys to warm up before NHL game
MOSCOW, March 8 – RIA Novosti. Minnesota Wild players did not arrive in LGBT jerseys to warm up ahead of the National Hockey League (NHL) regular season game against the Calgary Flames as originally planned. informs Journalist Michael Russo on Twitter.
The meeting was held on the “Minnesota” ice on Wednesday and ended with “Calgary”‘s win in the shootout (1:0).
Earlier, Minnesota announced on its official website that as part of its annual action to support LGBT, the team’s hockey players will go to pre-game warm-ups in sweaters with rainbow elements and athletes’ sticks will be donned. wrapped in rainbow tape.
It was noted that the “Minnesota” players did not appear on the ice in rainbow outfits due to an “organizational decision”.
In early January, Philadelphia Flyers Russian defender Ivan Provorov publicly announced that he had refused to attend a rally in support of LGBT before the NHL game, rejecting it for religious reasons and adherence to Orthodoxy.
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