Earlier this week, news broke that a group of fans at a hockey game this past Saturday in South Dakota spilled beer on a group of Native American children and hurled racial slurs at them. Police Chief Karl Jegeris told KOTA-TV that the department is looking at this incident not only as a possible assault and child abuse, but also as a hate crime.
This past weekend a group of Native American grade-school children were harassed by fans at a hockey game in South Dakota, who spilled beer on them from a suite above while shouting racial slurs.
Having minor league clubs 3,000 miles away has always been a problem for NHL clubs such as Anaheim and Los Angeles. This problem seems to have a new solution as a handful of a teams will be on the move for next season.
In a move that will most likely upset Edmonton Oiler fans, the Penguins have acquired goal scoring left winger David Perron from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Rob Klinkhammer and a 2015 first-round draft pick.
Goaltender Martin Brodeur, who holds the NHL record for most games played in goal, as well as shutouts, will make his season debut for the St. Louis Blues tonight, after 21 seasons with the New Jersey Devils.