Disclaimer: this blog contains a video of the incident with racial slurs on the screen.
K’Andre Miller was the 22nd overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft and just finished his Sophomore season at the University of Wisconsin. K’Andre decided to make the leap from college to the pros this year and the team decided today to hold a Q&A on Zoom to introduce him to the Rangers fan base. Unfortunately, he was greeted with this
Sad to see we still live in a world where people think this is acceptable. A 20 year old kid realizing his hopes and dreams of becoming an NHL player has to endure racial slurs during an introductory Q&A. The Rangers have yet to make a public statement on the matter. Racism has no place in hockey and I’d expect the team to take action on the matter.
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