Lightning defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk lends voice

Lightning defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk lends voice, support for minority hockey players

TAMPA – In the middle of the second round of the playoffs, the NHL hit pause on the postseason and went silent to allow their players to speak up.
On Thursday, the National Hockey League postponed both playoff games scheduled to take place, as well as the two scheduled for Friday - which included Game 4 between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Boston Bruins - as part of the social justice movement that has swept across the sports world that has seen the NBA, WNBA, MLS and MLB also postpone games.
The move comes less than 24 hours after the league and players continued to play as scheduled even ...


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