DIX HILLS, N.Y. -- Adam Graves took the ice Saturday morning with the same child-like joy he's felt since he first laced up skates, playing alongside other NHL alumni and volunteers for the fifth annual Hockey Helps Marathon, a 24-hour event designed to raise money and awareness for local charities.
Canadiens employees, Georges Laraque and mascot Youppi! marched in support of respect and equality for all at Sunday's #prideMTL parade
MONTREAL - The colors of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer (LGBTQ+) rainbow contained an extra hint of bleu-blanc-rouge on Sunday, as members of the Canadiens, along with former Hab Georges Laraque and mascot Youppi!, joined in the city's annual Pride parade through the streets of downtown on Sunday.
O'Ree, the NHL's Diversity Ambassador, and his committee chose the finalists from a pool of nine semifinalists based on their demonstration of impressive leadership, collaboration and behavior that has transcended the sport, improved lives and helped others reach their potential.