NHL Honors Military Veterans

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November 11th is Veteran’s Day in the United States, and Remembrance Day in Canada. This day is marked each season in the world of sports, and hockey is no exception. If you are a hockey fan, then you may have noticed red flowers on the shirts of NHL commentators and coaches throughout the early part of November. This is the Poppy flower, long a symbol of military remembrance, and traditionally worn in commonwealth countries to commemorate those who died in war.

NHL Salute Military Veterans Day 03 560x195While some of these photos are from other Military Appreciation dates on the NHL calendar, many teams that play on the 11th are expected to recognize veterans. Check out the gallery below of NHL players honoring our Veterans over recent seasons :

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Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.
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