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These Racist Tweets About Subban Prove Canada's Not so Tolerant

Rachel Décoste | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

On this superficial scale of chromaticity, P.K. Subban is endowed with the darkest of chocolate hues. None of this should matter in a game of Olympic hockey where the only colour on our minds is gold. And Subban's skin colour should definitely be of no consequence in a multicultural country like Canada. Yet, reaction to the sight of a black man on Team Canada's Sochi roster, as it did at the 2013 World Juniors, revealed that a nation that "doesn't see race" has discarded its rose-coloured glasses.

Someone In Sochi Thought PK Subban Blackface Was A Good Idea

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada

Someone thought it would be a good idea to wear blackface and a PK Subban jersey to Wednesday's Olympic hockey game between Canada and Latvia. PHOT...

P.K. Subban Is Our Black Canadian Saviour

Christopher Stuart Taylor | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada
Christopher Stuart Taylor

No disrespect to Lincoln Alexander, Viola Desmond, Dudley Laws and the many black Canadian pioneers that have and continue to make vital contributions to Canadian society, but Subban has the potential to be the most important and influential black in Canadian history.

P.K. Subban's Pesky Problem: Why the World's Best Defenceman Can't Win

Rachel Décoste | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

Despite being crowned best Defenseman in the NHL, scoring 11 goals and 27 assists, as he matched his career-high 38 points in the lockout-shortened season of 2012-13, P.K. Subban can't seem to catch a break. His teammates, his coach, hockey commentators and even the fans have difficulty accepting the Norris Trophy winner. No one can seem to pinpoint the underlying reason behind the anxiety. Maybe their issues with him are only skin deep.

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.

WATCH: Lockout Has Canadien Resorting To Pizza Gig

Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.15.2012 | Canada

NHL players have lost almost 20 per cent of their salaries for the season so far. And with no end to the lockout in sight, players are looking for alt...