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Akim Aliu Says Flames HC Bill Peters Used Racial Slurs, NHL Investigating

The NHL is investigating allegations by former Calgary Flames winger Akim Aliu that head coach Bill Peters directed racial slurs toward him.

Aliu said on Twitter Peters "dropped the N bomb several times" in the locker room when he was a rookie with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2008-09:

Akim Aliu

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.