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Color of Hockey: Singh stands tall behind scenes to support U.S. team

Internships with NHL, Predators helped pave way to operations role with national squad

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past 10 years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March 2019 and writes about people of color in the sport. Today, as part of the NHL's celebration of Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, he profiles Brij Singh, USA Hockey's manager of men's national team operations.

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Color of Hockey: Bains' path to Canucks inspiring South Asian community

ade history by leading WHL in scoring; signed entry-level contract with Vancouver

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past 10 years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March 2019 and writes about people of color in the sport. Today, as part of the NHL's celebration of Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, he profiles Arshdeep Bains, a Vancouver Canucks prospect who became the first player of South Asian heritage to lead the Western Hockey League in scoring in 2021-22.

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Color of Hockey: Fukufuji continuing to grow game in Japan

Goalie, first player born in country to play in NHL, inspiring next generation

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past 10 years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March 2019 and writes about people of color in the sport. Today, as part of the NHL's celebration of Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, he profiles former Los Angeles Kings goalie Yutaka Fukufuji, who became the first player born in Japan to play in the NHL on Jan. 13, 2007.

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Color of Hockey: Spence's unique, unconventional path to NHL with Kings

Rookie defenseman born in Australia, played in Japan, moved to Canada as teenager

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past 10 years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March 2019 and writes about people of color in the sport. Today, as part of the NHL's celebration of Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, he profiles Los Angeles Kings rookie defenseman Jordan Spence, who was born in Australia and began playing hockey in Japan before he moved to Canada.

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Why They Will Win

Penguins will win Stanley Cup led by core of Crosby, Malkin, Letang

Goaltending, coaching among reasons Pittsburgh will claim fourth title in 14 seasons

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The Pittsburgh Penguins are largely a team of proven veterans looking to prove that they have plenty left to win the Stanley Cup.

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Color of Hockey: Fort Dupont documentary set to premiere

Screening of film on longest-running minority program in North America 'something really special'

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past 10 years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March 2019 and writes about people of color in the sport. Today he profiles the Washington, D.C., premiere of "The Cannons," a documentary about the Fort Dupont Ice Hockey Club and its founder, U.S. Hockey Hall of Famer Neal Henderson.

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Color of Hockey: NHL gives teenage player's diversity guidebook gold star

Hill being touted as change agent for helping to make sport safe, inclusive

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past 10 years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March 2019 and writes about people of color in the sport. Today, he profiles Tyrell Hill, a 17-year-old high school student whose "Diversity in Hockey Guidebook" project caught the attention of the NHL and Hockey Canada.

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Sitting Down With

Brown discusses Kraken inaugural season in sit-down with NHL.com

TV analyst says Seattle in 'good spot going forward'

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Sitting Down with …" runs each Sunday. We talk to key figures in the game, gaining insight into their lives on and off the ice. This edition features former NHL forward JT Brown, the Seattle Kraken's television color analyst.

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Black on-ice officials work NHL game together for first time

Samuels-Thomas, Alphonso make history during Blackhawks win against Sharks

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Two Black on-ice officials worked a game together for the first time in NHL history Thursday.

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Color of Hockey: Adeniye looks to ride NCAA Division III title to NHL

Defenseman, HIFE alumnus raises profile after championship with Adrian College

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past 10 years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March 2019 and writes about people of color in the sport. Today he profiles Ayodele Adeniye, a Hockey is for Everyone alumnus and a defenseman for Adrian College, which won the NCAA Division III men's hockey championship on March 26.

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