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NHL: Prokop first player with contract to say he is gay

NHL: Prokop first player with contract to say he is gay

(Reuters) – Nashville Predators’ 19-year-old defence-man, Luke Prokop, said on Monday he was gay, becoming the first active player with an NHL contract to come out publicly. Prokop, a native of Edmonton in Canada, was a third round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft , and signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Nashville in December.