Sometimes games are cute, and the last two days have been lovely in a corner of the sports world. very much like a Tweet the Arizona Diamondbacks Regarding the date he was in the game last month, it started with a simple tweet to the Colorado Avalanche account on Tuesday.
From there, Avalanche apparently became very interested in this date. They answered him, asked where his seat was and for updates. Last night, during the game, he retweeted the original tweet asking how things were going. In response, he posted a picture with his date.
I don’t think a lot of people assumed the date was going to be between two women, but it’s surprisingly fitting. To start off Pride Month, the Avalanche rolled with it and showed great support for both, despite the NHL not being notoriously known Most Inclusive Sports League. The NHL Network responded with a purple heart in replies, usa hockey instagram account Posted about them, and they got on the Jumbotron in the game.
Maybe Gabby and Sydney have opened the eyes to some that the league shouldn’t be marketing only to 50-year-old beer-drinking men. Games are for everyone. Instead of just posting a pretty rainbow graphic, the NHL should continue to provide a real platform for representation and inclusion.