“It was discussed within the organization and we’re in favour of wearing the jerseys and going forward with Pride Night. It’s something that we had these discussions and talked about it three or four weeks ago and we’re on board to celebrate tomorrow night," he said.
"I truly believe hockey is for everybody and everybody should feel comfortable coming to the rink, as a spectator, player, fan, anything like that. It’s bigger than anything small and I just feel strongly about supporting it and believing that everyone should be supported in what they do.”
The Jets will face the Flames at 6:30 PM central time from Canada Life Centre in what will be a critical game in terms of playoff position. With just two points separating the two Canadian rivals, the atmosphere will certainly be that of a postseason game. The only difference will be the whiteout conditions commonly seen in the Stanley Cup Playoffs usually don't actually involve a blizzard of snow.