Devante Smith-Pelly RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blackhawks Fans Raise Money for Charity After Racist Chant Directed at Devante Smith-Pelly

    Complex "Earlier this week, a group of Chicago Blackhawks fans chanted "basketball" at Washington Capitals winger Devante Smith-Pelly. The 25-year-old is black, and the implication of the chant was clear: the fans insinuated that Smith-Pelly didn't belong on the ice. They were booted from the game. He..." February 24

  • Devante Smith-Pelly calls racial taunts 'disgusting'

    ESPN "The day after four fans were ejected from the Chicago Blackhawks' game against the Washington Capitals on Saturday night after making racist comments toward Devante Smith-Pelly, the Caps forward said the situation was "sad" and "disgusting." Smith-Pelly, who is black, was in the penalty box in..." February 18

  • Bettman condemns 'reprehensible' racist taunts toward Smith-Pelly

    USA Today "The NHL on Sunday condemned the “unacceptable and reprehensible behavior” of several fans in Chicago who were ejected for racist comments directed at Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly during Saturday night’s game. Smith-Pelliy, who is black, was in the penalty box at United Center..." February 18

  • Chicago fans ejected after heckling Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly with racist taunt

    Sporting News "Four spectators were ejected from Chicago's United Center Saturday after heckling Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly while he was in the penalty box. Officials heard fans taunting the 25-year-old Toronto native by repeatedly yelling the word "basketball." The implication is that because..." February 18