Nhl players who are gay
The overriding threat of becoming a distraction is the main barrier keeping professional hockey players from identifying publicly as gay, even. Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand said he is confident a gay player would be accepted in the NHL if one decided to come out. Jon Lee-Olsen, goalkeeper of Rungsted Seier Capital in Rungsted, Denmark, recently came out as gay in a live interview with the Danish news programme Go’ aften. Still, Danish NHL player Lars Eller of the Washington Capitals has shown full support on Lee-Olsen’s coming out. rows · This is a list of notable, openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, and transgender . Feb 02, · While no league has done more to show an LGBTQ-inclusive face than the NHL (MLB and NBA can certainly claim to have done as much), there has never been a current or former NHL player who has come Author: Cyd Zeigler. Because the NHL has not had one of its players come out as gay, MacDonald said the only way to gauge how the league and its players might react to a gay player is by looking at how the league Author: Michael Brown.