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Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Celebrating the Asian Pacific Islander Communities and Their Contributions to Hockey
 

ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE

The NHL highlights the history and growing impact of people of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage at all levels of hockey.

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MAREYA SHOT, KEETHA GOAL!

A conversation with Harnarayan Singh and Amrit Gill, co-hosts of Hockey Night in Canada in Punjabi.

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ROBIN BAWA'S JOURNEY TO THE NHL

Robin Bawa discusses his experiences as part of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. 

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LARRY KWONG: THE CHINA CLIPPER

Chester Sit and Chad Soon, historian and Kwong family friend join us to discuss the story of the first Asian player in the NHL.
 

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PURPOSE, PASSION & APNA

We partnered with Immigrantly Podcast to discuss hockey and the API community. Here we speak with the co-founders of Apna Hockey - Lali Toor and Dampy Brar.

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RANDIP JANDA

Randip Janda shares how Hockey has done so much for him and the Hockey Night In Canada Punjabi audience.
 

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JULIE CHU

Julie Chu joins the show to discuss her unique hockey career and family life.
 

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THE COLOR OF HOCKEY

Paek inspiring South Korea as coach of national team.
 

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ROBERTSON EMBRACES BEING
ROLE MODEL

Stars' Calder Trophy contender sees important opportunity to help promote game.

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COLOR OF HOCKEY: ARJUN BAWA

As part of Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the NHL profiles Robin Bawa, who was the NHL's first player of Indian descent.

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THE COLOR OF HOCKEY

Ohashi excited to join Kraken as head video analyst. Among growing number of minorities finding new paths into NHL.

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KIM'S APPROACH TO DEVELOPMENT

Skills coach contributing to growth in players of color coming from California.
 

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SINGH CHRONICLES RISE TO FAME

'Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition' broadcaster went viral for Bonino goal call in 2016 Final.
 

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HADFIELD PROUD OF ROOTS

Manitoba forward says being role model for Asian players 'gives them motivation'.

 

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VAISAKHI ICON

Canucks Commission Local South Asian Artist for Vaisakhi Icon. Jag Nagra is the Creative Director for Punjabi Market Regeneration Collective.

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PENGUINS DATA SCIENTIST

Katerina Wu Has Dream Job is the first woman on the scouting and evaluation side of the team's hockey operations department.
 

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DAMPY BRAR

Founder of program that provides support to South Asian, other ethnic players honored wins O'Ree Community Hero Award.
 

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COLOR OF HOCKEY: HARKIE SINGH

As part of Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the NHL profiles player agent Harkie Singh.
 

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