J.T. Brown RUMORS & NEWS

  • J.T. Brown won't raise fist, but plans to do more in community

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning wing J.T. Brown will no longer be raising his first as a silent protest during the national anthem. But Brown, 27, one of about 30 black players in the NHL, plans to do more in the community to create awareness and understanding for key issues of police brutality and racial..." October 18

  • Lightning teammates on J.T. Brown: 'We've got his back'

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning wing J.T. Brown didn't address the media today, deciding to stick to his lengthy Twitter statement from Sunday on his silent protest from Saturday. But Brown, 27, received support from players around the league and, more importantly, in the Lightning dressing room. Veteran wing Ryan..." October 09

  • Lightning's Brown: 'I have received death threats' after protest

    Sporting News "A day after becoming the first NHL player to protest during the playing of the national anthem, Lightning forward J.T. Brown revealed Sunday via Twitter that he has received death threats. Brown began his post with a quote from a speech Martin Luther King Jr. recited in Selma, Ala. Brown..." October 09

  • Lightning forward J.T. Brown raises fist during national anthem

    ESPN "Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown raised his right fist during the playing of the national anthem before the team's first road game of the season. It is the first known demonstration of any kind during the anthem in an NHL regular-season game. The NHL has no rules governing what players..." October 08

  • J.T. Brown not afraid of backlash after donating money to have Confederate statue moved

    ESPN "Last year around this time, J.T. Brown went viral. As San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest began reverberating, Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella -- preparing for a stint coaching Team USA in the World Cup of Hockey -- said he would bench any player..." August 28