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Flames Coach Bill Peters Slammed for Racism

The tweet that sent the hockey world on fire yesterday evening came mid-way through the first to top Flames brass. In it, allegations that Bill Peters is a racist.

Not very surprising the things we’re hearing about Babcock. Apple doesn’t fall far from the Tree, same sort of deal with his protege in YYC. Dropped the N bomb several times towards me in the dressing room in my rookie year because he didn’t like my choice of music. First one to

— Akim Aliu (@Dreamer_Aliu78) November 26, 2019

I have a few thoughts on this, as a Flames fan, hockey player, and person of colour.