NHL bans gamers from taking part in LGBTQ+, army appreciation, most cancers theme nights  

The NHL has issued new steering to groups prohibiting gamers from taking part in various theme nights this season, in keeping with reviews.

The up to date steering states on-ice gamers can not alter their uniforms or gear to replicate theme night time celebrations, together with LGBTQ+ delight, army appreciation, Hockey Fights Most cancers, Latino Heritage Month, and Black Historical past Month. The ban — which incorporates acts comparable to utilizing rainbow-colored tape on hockey sticks — extends to workforce video games, warmups, and practices.

NHL gamers can, nevertheless, voluntarily take part in theme celebrations when not taking part in.