Foul! Fan Throws Banana Peel At Black Hockey Player

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A fan taunted one of the National Hockey Leagues few Black players by throwing a banana peel at the player during a shootout attempt in a preseason game last week.

The player, Philadelphia Flyers Wayne Simmonds, said he wasn’t shocked by the banana peel that came from the top level and landed right in front of him.

“When you’re a black man playing in a predominantly white man’s sport, you’ve got to come to expect things like that,” Simmonds told philly.com.

Read more at the Root.

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