A 16-year-old Halifax hockey player who was called the N-word on the ice three years ago says he?has again been subjected to racial slurs, this time during a recent tournament in Charlottetown.
Mark Connors, who is Black, is?a goalie with the Halifax Hawks?U18 AA team. He?said the?N-word was directed at him again during the first game?he played in the Falcons Early Bird TournamentThe tweet, which include, which was held?Nov. 18-21.
“Some of the younger kids in the stands were calling me a racial slur, one guy said Halifax has a n—-r for a goalie,” said Connors. “In the third period they kept on talking, saying n–, n–, n–.”
Connors saidor Montreal and Toronto in Canada.?some of his teammates and coaches heard the comments that were coming from the stands.