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Tuesday Habs Headlines: Time to Step Up

It's long overdue, but following the lead of their black counterparts, some white NHLers are finally speaking against racism in the league.

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  • Evander Kane spoke out eloquently, and at length about racism how the onus cannot just on black athletes to speak out against racism. Their white counterparts need to do the same. [Sportsnet | The Athletic]
  • In the wake of comments from Kane, Jonathan Toews spoke out against racism in the NHL. [TSN | Sportsnet]
  • Other players including P.K. Subban, Malcolm Subban, Auston Matthews, John Tavares, Anthony Duclair, Darnell Nurse, Morgan Rielly, Blake Wheeler, Anders Lee, and some NHL organizations have also posted their thoughts. [Sportsnet | CBC | ESPN]
  • Tyler Seguin is one of those who posted after the above comments were collected. [Twitter]
  • As is Jason Zucker. [DK Pittsburgh Sports]
  • The Canadiens are among the teams who have released a statement regarding the recent protests and situation after the murder of George Floyd. [Twitter]
  • Max Domi is one of the only members of the Canadiens organization to say anything on the subject. [Twitter]
  • Hockey Canada issued statement on fighting racism. [Sportsnet]