Gary Bettman announces mandatory diversity training for coaches and GMs

A step forward or just more PC culture run amok?

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This just in, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has announced that the league has instituted a mandatory diversity and inclusion program for head coaches, assistant coaches, minor league coaches, general managers and assistant general managers. 

This news, of course, comes in the wake of several allegations hurled against NHL coaches like Mike Babcock, Bill Peters and Marc Crawford in recent weeks. For more details, check out this reporting from TSN’s Frank Seravalli:

Additionally, Seravalli reports that the NHL will establish a “hotline” for players to call in should they have any issues with coaches or GMs:

Interesting. I’ll say this… for better or worse, things just aren’t what they used to be.