TORONTO | Subban to teen facing racial abuse: Keep pushing forward
TORONTO—Jan 08, 2019—Nashville Predators star P.K. Subban has reached out to a teenage hockey player facing racial abuse.
The defenseman recorded a video and texted it to Ty Cornett, a 13-year-old Detroit-area hockey player last week.
His father, Matthew Cornett, shared the video, which was recorded in Detroit during the Predators’ visit to the city last week, on Reddit.
“I can tell you this right now: As long as you’re still breathing in this world, you’ve got to believe in yourself and let nobody tell you what you can and can’t do, Especially if it’s because of the color of your skin,” said Subban, who is black and was born in Toronto and previously starred with the Montreal Canadiens.