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BREAKING: Coach Suspended 10 Games for Homophobic Comments

Published December 12, 2023 at 1:00 PM
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A significant incident occured during an AHL game.

AHL Coach Receives 10-Game Suspension for Homophobic Remarks During Game



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The AHL has taken action by suspending Chicago Wolves' head coach, Bob Nardella, for ten games following his use of a homophobic slur directed at a referee.


Chris Johnston reported on X:

"Chicago Wolves head coach Bob Nardella has been suspended 10 games by
@TheAHL for directing homophobic language at an official during a game on Saturday."


Homophobia isn't welomed anywhere, including in sports. The AHL released the following statement:

"In a press release, the AHL says it "is committed to building a culture that is safe, inclusive and free from abuse, harassment and all forms of unethical behavior or misconduct."

Nardella can participate in non-game day practices and return to the Wolves bench on Jan. 6."


Details and updates will follow.

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