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www.reference.com/article/black-hockey-players-nhl-5e89b372792ae4aa

There are 25 professional hockey players of black African descent, including Wayne Simmonds of the National Hockey League Philadelphia Flyers. The NHL itself emphasizes that hockey is "for everyone," noting that many black players have played professional hockey since t...

www.reference.com/article/lowest-paid-nhl-player-b92eeedf76ce8152

As of April 2014, there was a 125-player tie for the right to be called the lowest paid player in the NHL at $550,000 dollars per year. This is because the NHL and the NHLPA have a minimum salary for NHL players, which can vary by season. This means that the absolute mi...

www.reference.com/article/percent-nhl-players-canadian-67906ff29026e57f

Approximately 54.4 percent of NHL players are Canadian, according to a 2010 USA Today report. In that season, 20.5 percent of NHL players were American and USA hockey assistant executive director Jim Johannson said the league had a long-term goal of having 30 percent of...

www.reference.com/article/many-african-american-players-nhl-b9c08ee452ce9cde

There are currently 6 African Americans playing in the NHL. If you expand out to include players of African descent from Canada, Sweden, Finland, and France, then there are 25 players in the NHL. Prominent examples are P.K. Subban and his brother Malcolm, Jarome Iginla,...

www.reference.com/article/can-nhl-players-participate-2018-winter-olympics-62d3a6dbb3acce0a

The National Hockey League has announced that it will not allow players to participate in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. A total of 706 NHL players have participated in the past five Olympic Winter Games.

www.reference.com/article/top-10-highest-paid-soccer-players-745f7ccfd8fb9004

According to Forbes, the top 10 highest-paid soccer players in the world, as of 2014, are Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Radamel Falcao, Wayne Rooney, Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure, Fernando Torres and Gareth Bale. As of 2014, the most valuable...

www.reference.com/article/top-10-high-school-basketball-players-2015-u-s-49e740e1b724fcd3

According to ESPN, the top five high school basketball players in the class of 2015 are Ben Simmons, Skal Labissiere, Brandon Ingram, Jaylen Brown and Henry Ellenson. Rounding out the top 10 are Diamond Stone, Cheick Diallo, Ivan Rabb, Caleb Swanigan and Malik Newman.