The NHL Coaches’ Association and our coaches steadfastly support the NHL and NHLPA’s decision to postpone tonight’s and tomorrow’s games. The time to listen has passed. Action must be taken now.

We cannot pretend to understand the suffering of the Black men and women against whom these senseless, unending racial injustices have occurred. Demanding accountability and shining a light on it is the only path forward for change.


The NHL and NHLPA released a joint statement on August 27, 2020: