NHL Under Fire After Woke Tweet

National Hockey League lambasted for hopping on woke bandwagon
Matt Benning of San Jose Sharks (R) vies for the puck   Filip Forsberg of Nashville Predators during the NHL Global Series Ice Hockey match San Jose Sharks v Nashville Predators in Prague on October 7, 2022. - - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo by Michal Cizek / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The National Hockey League held a tournament for transgender and nonbinary players and tweeted photos of the event.
  • After a critic tweeted, “So, men playing on womans team? [sic]” the NHL responded with, “Trans women are women. Trans men are men. Nonbinary identity is real.”
  • The NHL’s woke response was met with fierce backlash, which led the NHL to shut off its comments.

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