The answer is simple: Manziel is white and he plays in the NFL, not the hidebound NHL, where change comes at glacial speed. (See fighting, for instance, and the decades-long effort to do away with it.)
Speak up for yourself, as Ho-Sang did, and the sizable Cro-Magnon segment of the hockey media (the ones who haven’t liked anything since Clarence Campbell was king) will try to crush you. Show a little flash and dash, as Subban did during his rookie season, and cretins from Mike Richards to Don Cherry are lining up to slap you down.
With Ho-Sang, it’s been a little uglier than a slap-down. Reports had Ho-Sang on the Do Not Draft list of many teams heading into this year’s NHL draft before the New York Islanders selected the forward 28th overall. Now if he had a string of arrests on his record, or positive tests for drugs (performance-enhancing or otherwise) you could understand that.
But the only rap against Ho-Sang is, apparently, that he’s a square peg in the round-peg world of the NHL, the most conformist league in the universe. The league is privately run, however — not much we can do about attitudes except to work to change them by degrees."
what if like, draco didnt know what the mirror of erised was and harry made him go up to it and stood next to him and harry was like ” what do you see draco” and draco replied ” what do you mean what do i see its a mirror”
The Oh Hello’s | Cold is the Nightmany are the days I’ve wanted to cease
lay myself down and find some relief
heavy is the head that gets no sleep
we carry our lives around in our memories
the rhythm of the week