Sports fans had to know that it was too good to be true that a major professional league wasn’t caving to the Marxist-inspired Black Lives Matter movement by kneeling during the national anthem.
At first, it looked as though the National Hockey League would be a refuge from the toxic leftist politics that have poisoned sports with players standing for the rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the delayed season began play last week.
Then Saturday happened.
In a disgusting display of fealty to those who hate us for our freedoms, the play-in game between the Edmonton Oilers and the Chicago Blackhawks was hijacked by a player who wasn’t even in the game who showed up to make a speech and then take a knee for the national anthem.
Matt Dumba who is a defenseman for the Minnesota Wild became the first NHL player to take a knee although the Canadian-born