Let’s go over some news and notes:
- Being half Filipino, Matt Dumba has first-hand experience dealing with the racism that currently exists in hockey culture. [The Athletic]
- Here’s Dumba talking more about how the Hockey Diversity Alliance came to fruition and what he experienced as a minority player in Saskatchewan.
Eradicating racism. Making sure that hockey is for everyone.@matt_dumba has experienced discrimination first hand, and now he's a founding member of the Hockey Diversity Alliance. He's ready to take the mantle as a leader toward driving meaningful change. pic.twitter.com/TXYuYs5oq7— NHL on NBC (@NHLonNBCSports) June 10, 2020
Off the trail...
- Now that Phase 2 of the Return To Play Plan has begun, when can we expect Phase 3 to begin? [TSN]
- For the second consecutive season, Alexis Lafreniere has been named CHL player of the year. Only one other player has ever gone back-to-back as CHL player of the year. His name is Sidney Crosby. [The Hockey News]