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Four fans chanted “basketball“ to the hockey player.
Chicago Blackhawks banned the visit to the home matches of four fans for racial slurs.
The incident occurred on 18 February, when Chicago defeated Washington with a score of 7:1. In the middle of the third period, the capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly has been deleted for two minutes. Sitting in the penalty box, he entered into a verbal altercation with fans who were close to him.
As the Washington Post reported, four fans chanted “basketball“ to the hockey player. One of the judges drew attention to it, called security, and fans were kicked out of the match.
“Racist comments and other inappropriate behavior is unacceptable in Chicago“ – said the representative of team Adam Rogovin.
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