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We love this game — Black Canadians and hockey


P.K. Subban, #76 of the New Jersey Devils, skates against the Boston Bruins in 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Canadians and hockey go together like beaches and swimming or playgrounds and swings or computers and keyboards or… you get the point, right?

Like most Canadians, Black people living in this country also grew up taking slap shots and making saves on streets, in driveways or arenas from the Maritimes to B.C. and a few places in between!

Let’s take a look at Black Canadians in hockey from the past to the present.


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