‘Stop the violence’ – Hockey world reacts to Dallas shootings


P.K. Subban and members of the Dallas Stars stood among those who shared heartfelt messages after the shootings that killed five police officers in Dallas on Thursday.

(NBC News DFW has more on the frightening situation.)

Many tweeted messages like #DallasStrong while Subban’s statement ranks among the moist poignant: “stop the violence.”

The Stars released the following statement about the matter:

Individual members of the Stars also shared their condolences.

Former players shared their sentiments as well, including longtime face of the franchise Mike Modano.

Jason Demers shared this thought following the scary moments in his former hockey city.

This is just a sample of the outpouring of support from those who play and follow the sport following a tragedy that hits close to home.