‘Ashamed' hockey player cops long ban for racism

Posted On: May 17, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

‘Ashamed' hockey player cops long ban for racism

The disgraced star has been banned for 30 games
An American Hockey League player has spoken of his shame and pledged to take education sessions after being banned for 30 matches over a racist incident during a match which the opponent it was aimed at has called saddening.
San Jose Barracuda forward Krystof Hrabik was immediately removed from team activities after being accused of aiming a 'monkey' insult at Boko Imama during his side's 4-3 win over Imama's Tucson Roadrunners on January 12.
Imama, who also suffered racism in an incident that earned one of his opponents a five-game ban in 2020, said he had been "dealing with situations like this my entire life".
. TheAHL has announced a 30-game suspension for San Jose player Krystof Hrabik for using a racist gesture towards Tucson's Boko Imama, who is Black.
Imama was also the subject of a racist gesture from AHL player Brandon Manning in a January 2020 game. pic.twitter.com/5CN4oHPv2A - THE SHIFT January 21, 2022
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