The Statement From the NHL and NHLPAThe NHL supports the Players' decision and will reschedule those four games beginning Saturday and adjust the remainder of the Second Round accordingly.
Kaplan posted her opinion online after NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly addressed the topic, saying, "I don't expect the League to initiate a game stoppage". Video of the shooting was distributed on social media, sparking more protests and causing more athletes to speak out or take action. "But off the ice, we all recognize we are in the same boat and we are, obviously, united and we support the stand that other major leagues did".
"The NHLPA and NHL are committed to working to foster more inclusive and welcoming environments within our arenas, offices and beyond".
The decision impacted all the eight remaining playoff teams, starting with Thursday games between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Islanders, and the Vancouver Canucks and Vegas Golden Knights. I don't even know if I am even appropriate enough to say it, what the players are feeling and how they are feeling. "Whether it was, 'Am I really going to walk out on my team and be the only guy or is there going to be a couple guys?' But I woke up to a text from (Tampa Bay Lightning defenceman) Kevin Shattenkirk and he had a bunch of guys out east there and they wanted to talk".
Seven Major League Baseball games were postponed, including Miami at the New York Mets, Oakland at Texas, Philadelphia at Washington, Baltimore at Tampa Bay, Minnesota at Detroit, Colorado at Arizona and Boston at the Blue Jays in Buffalo, New York.
'I think voices are being heard, ' outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. said in a statement released by the Red Sox.
"That's the most powerful thing that happened". "We will continue to not only use our collective platform to call out racism and injustice whenever and wherever it occurs in our country, but also fight together to eradicate it". That's what we're striving to achieve here.
California's charts new and slower course on reopening
Newsom provided Californians with a colour-coded map that showcases the severity of COVID-19 across the point out in various hues. Under the new process, counties will have to meet certain metrics for three weeks before they can reopen certain businesses.
The break gave Varlamov, along with Flyers goalie Carter Hart, plenty of time to rest before Game 3.
Several other teams in leagues around the sports world follow suit and Kane criticized the NHL for its "lack of action".
Players, hockey fans, and more have been unsatisfied with the NHL's often eerily silent response to Black Lives Matter.
Islanders coach Barry Trotz wasn't sure what the score would have been if not for backup goalie Thomas Greiss' performance in his first start in almost six months. "[When] the moment calls you to stand strong for a social issue, that moment they stand strong".
Information from ESPN's Emily Kaplan and The Associated Press was used in this report.