Every NHL Player Stands For The National Anthem During First Game Back

Every NHL Player Stands For The National Anthem During First Game Back


Every single player on the Carolina Hurricanes and the New York Rangers stood during the national anthem Saturday afternoon.

In the first game of the NHL’s 24-team postseason return during the coronavirus pandemic, not a single player on either team took a knee. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

NHL players stand with pride during the national anthem in the first official game back.

Not a single player took a knee during the national anthem! LeBron James could learn a thing or two. pic.twitter.com/m3kmjpNFjL

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— David Hookstead (@dhookstead) August 1, 2020

Protesting during the national anthem is front and center again in the world of sports, and virtually the entire NBA has done it.

All players, coaches and refs take a knee and lock arms during the national anthem before the Lakers-Clippers game. pic.twitter.com/eZ9RHE3eh7

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 31, 2020

Every player, coach and ref takes a knee during the national anthem before the Pelicans-Jazz game pic.twitter.com/LZy1A6s8VM

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 30, 2020

In fact, the only player to not take a knee through Friday was Orlando Magic player Jonathan Isaac.

Orlando Magic player Jonathan

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