ESPN writer calls out Flyers player for wearing jersey to support military but skipping LGBTQ sweater
A hockey writer appeared to be upset at Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov for boycotting the team’s Pride festivities over religious reasons while being OK with wearing a jersey supporting the military.foxnews.com
Sabres end 18-game skid with 6-1 win over Flyers
Buffalo Sabres celebrate a goal by center Curtis Lazar (27) during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Buffalo, N.Y., Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)BUFFALO, N.Y. – Linus Ullmark stopped 31 shots and the Buffalo Sabres snapped an 18-game skid — the NHL’s longest in 17 years — with a 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. It was the first win for Buffalo since a 4-1 victory at New Jersey on Feb. 23, and ended an 0-15-3 streak. The Sabres also snapped a 0-9-2 home skid, one short of matching a franchise record set during the 1990-91 season. After Philadelphia’s Ivan Provorov scored 3:50 into the second period, Buffalo responded by closing the period with goals from Fogarty and Casey Mittelstadt.
NBC Sports Network will cease operations in 2021
The network will stop operations by the end of 2021, a person familiar with the plan confirmed to CNBC. NBC will transfer its sports media rights, including the National Hockey League, to USA Network. USA Network is available in 86 million homes, while NBCSN has an estimated 80 million household reach. Comcast owned the network when it took over NBCUniversal in 2011, and rebranded it as the NBC Sports Network at that time. NHL playoff games, a selection of NASCAR races, and Premier League content will transfer to USA Network after NBCSN closes.cnbc.com