Gouche Live: Darren Banks on Black History Month

Former NHLer Darren Banks joins Gouche Life to discuss Black History Month in the NHL, how he dealt with playing a predominately white sport and more.
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Today on Gouche Live, former NHLer Darren Banks joins the show to discuss Black History Month in the NHL. From Herb Carnegie, to Willie O'Ree to hundreds of more the NHL has been home to some great Black athletes. 

Darren offers up an inside look on the colour of hockey and how he dealt with the pressures of the colour of his skin in a predominantly white sport. Gouche would be remised not to talk to him about the Vegas Golden Knights and the 2021 version of the NHL.

Stream will be live at 4:00 PM ET.



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