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Paul Coffey, assistant-coach of the Edmonton Oilers, in an interview.
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The NHL is investigating the racist gestures made by Paul Coffey

Published May 10, 2024 at 4:46 PM
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The NHL is officially investigating the racist gestures made by the Edmonton Oilers' assistant coach Paul Coffey during a game.

The majority of the Edmonton Oilers fanbase was relieved and happy to see the management bring in the hockey legend Paul Coffey in the team's coaching staff. Unfortunately, less than a year later, he's already disappointing some fans.

In the first game in the series between the Edmonton Oilers and the Vancouver Canucks, Coffey was spotted doing a racist hand gesture to a fan who was wearing a turban.

"The Oilers were leading & Paul Coffey turned to make racist hand gestures toward a fan's turban, mocking his head. The Canucks game back and won in regulation. Karma is real. Hope Paul is held responsible for his actions."




"NHL needs to investigate the allegations against Paul Coffey. There's a million cameras in the arena. Someone will have it on video if it's true."



After many fans called out the NHL and asked them to intervene, it has been reported that an investigation will be done.

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In the past, Coffey got in trouble for a similar incident. In 2024, he was suspended for using "discriminatory slur":

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Do you think Paul Coffey will lose his job as the Edmonton Oilers' assistant coach if the NHL's investigation proves he did a racist gesture?

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