Malcolm Subban

How the NHL Won (and Lost) a New (Black) Fan

Christopher Stuart Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Christopher Stuart Taylor

I'm Canadian. I like sports. I like hockey. I also happen to be Black. That's why it was such a point of pride to see P.K. Subban on the ice; the NHL was finally making good on its intention to court more non-white fans. Then I watched P.K.'s teammate, George Parros, get wheeled off the ice on a stretcher, and I wondered how many new fans thought they just saw a man die.

Canada Stumbles At Juniors

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada

UFA, Russia - An NHL lockout has helped lift Canada to gold at past world junior hockey championships.But not this time.Canada dominated en route to g...

'A Sign Of A Great Hockey Club'

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada

UFA, Russia - Goaltending coach Ron Tugnutt mused aloud during the Canadian junior hockey team's selection camp in Calgary that travelling 13 times zo...

'A N*gger in Net': Racism at the World Juniors

Rachel Décoste | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

The World Junior Hockey Championship has captivated Canadians again this holiday season. But the sight of Team Canada's goalie's skin colour was met with laughter, bemusement, confusion and contempt in Canada and abroad. Thankfully, the long-ignored vestiges of disdain for diversity in hockey have been gaining attention nationwide, in the USA, and across the pond as hockey fans and foes band together to address long-standing pressures that still blight the game.

CANADA WINS

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2013 | Canada

UFA, Russia - Ryan Strome scored a pair of goals as Canada came from behind to beat Slovakia 6-3 at the world junior hockey championship Friday.Canada...