LATEST: After the scandal in Philly, Provorov and Tortorella are taking a lot of heat because of their response

Published January 18, 2023 at 9:12
BY FELIP GOSSELIN
     
A scandal occurred last night in Philadelphia when Flyers defenseman Ivan Provorov refused to take part in the warm-up due to the fact that they were wearing the pride night jerseys.

The responses were coming from everywhere and the media coverage of the occurrence exploded because of the sensibility behind the event. The Flyers issued a statement and the team's head coach met the media regarding the matter, here's what he had to say:


Ivan Provorov then took his turn and explained the reason behind his refusal to wear the pride night warmup jersey:



The NHL issued its own statement regarding this scandal:


There's been a ton of reactions all-around the league. Different analysts have criticized both the organization and the player and as you can see in the reactions, nobody is really happy about the way this went.






SHOULD THE NHL HAVE TAKEN DIFFERENT MEASURES?
JANUARY 18      301 ANSWERS
NO THEY MADE THE RIGHT CALL14949.5 %
PROVOROV SHOULD BE SUSPENDED4815.9 %
IT'S NONE OF THEIR BUSINESS, IT'S THE FLYERS'10434.6 %
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