An NHL player refused to wear a jersey in support of the LGBTQ+ community. Sports media reaction was strong and swift.

On Tuesday night, players for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League celebrated the team’s Pride Night. During pregame warmups, the Flyers players wore special jerseys in support of the LGBTQ+ community. One player did not participate in the warmups. Defenseman Ivan Provorov refused, saying after the game, “I respect everybody, and I respect everybody’s…

This story appeared on, 2023-01-19.






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