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Blackhawks ban four fans from games over racial insults

Saturday’s NHL game between the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks featured an unfortunate incident in the crowd. Four fans were ejected from Chicago’s United Center for hurling racial insults at Washington’s Devante Smith-Pelly.On Monday, the Blackhawks released a statement saying that the fans were banned from the venue.“Racist comments and other inappropriate behavior...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks ban fans who shouted racist taunts at opponent

The Chicago Blackhawks have taken swift action against fans who chanted racist taunts at a black Washington Capitals player.Caps forward Devante Smith-Pelly was sent to the penalty box after a fight during the third period of Saturday’s game. According to Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post, four Blackhawks fans up against the box began chanting “Basketball! Basketball!”...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL releases statement about racial comments by fans

The NHL released a statement this morning about Saturday night’s incident in Chicago in which four fans directed racial remarks towards Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly. The African American forward was taunted by fans who were sitting near the penalty box in the third period of the game with the Blackhawks, while he was serving a five-minute major for fighting.According...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
February 18, 2018  |  Discuss

Fans at Blackhawks game ejected for racist taunts at Capitals player

Four fans were ejected from Saturday’s Capitals-Blackhawks game at United Center for racist taunts directed at a member of the visiting team.It happened after Capitals winger Devante Smith-Pelly, who is black, was serving a five-minute penalty for fighting Connor Murphy midway through the third period. Smith-Pelly was then subjected to racist taunts while in the penalty box, as fans...
Via The Sports Daily
February 18, 2018  |  Discuss

Devils' Smith-Pelly fined $2,000 for diving/embellishment

NEW YORK (AP) New Jersey Devils forward Devante Smith-Pelly has been fined $2,000 for diving/embellishment. The NHL announced the fine Thursday. Smith-Pelly, acquired by the Devils in a trade with the Montreal Canadiens on Feb. 29, received the citations playing for his former club. He was issued a warning after an incident at Minnesota on Dec. 22. His second infraction came...
Via Associated Press
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Canadiens GM speaks with Galchenyuk, Smith-Pelly following off-ice incident

One day after news broke saying that Alex Galchenyuk's girlfriend, Chanel Leszczynski, was arrested early Sunday morning on alleged domestic violence charges, the Canadian Press reported that Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin met with Galchenyuk and forward Devante Smith-Pelly to discuss the alleged incident. According to the Canadian Press, Galchenyuk and Smith-Pelly...
Via FOX Sports
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons the Canadiens traded for Devante Smith-Pelly

The Montreal Canadiens and Anaheim Ducks engaged in a rare move this week, executing a “hockey deal”. Two teams in contention for top spot in their division, conference and the Stanley Cup tend not to make such moves with each other a week before the trade deadline. The Canadiens sent 22-year-old left winger Jiri Sekac to […] The post Five reasons the Canadiens traded for Devante...
Via Along the Boards
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Ducks Loan Smith-Pelly to Hockey Canada

The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has loaned right wing Devante Smith-Pelly to Hockey Canada for the upcoming 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship from Dec. 26-Jan. 5 in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta. &nb...
Via NHL.com
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

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