Coach Says Players Sitting Through National Anthem Will Sit Through The Whole Game

Team USA hockey coach John Tortorella made headlines this week when he told ESPN’s Linda Cohn, “If any of my players sit on the bench for the national anthem, they will sit there the rest of the game.” In the wake of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s protest, Tortorella now has a zero tolerance policy for players who refuse to participate in the national anthem during the World Cup of hockey tournament.

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