Members of the Hockey Diversity Alliance are asking the NHL to suspend playing its two second-round playoff games on Thursday in response to Jacob Blake being shot by police in Wisconsin

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JOHN WAWROW AP Hockey Writer

August 27, 2020, 5:52 PM

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Members of the Hockey Diversity Alliance asked the NHL to postpone its two second-round playoff games on Thursday in response to Jacob Blake being shot by police in Wisconsin.

San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane announced the request on his Twitter account.

“We strongly feel this sends a clear message that human rights take priority over sports,” Kane wrote

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