Hockey Culture: How Shandor Alphonso became pioneer as Black NHL official

Welcome to Hockey Culture, the NBC Sports multi-platform content offering dedicated to bringing equality and inclusion to hockey. Led by NBC Sports’ Anson Carter, Hockey Culture addresses contemporary topics within the sport, aim to promote diversity around the game , and increase community engagement.

Shandor Alphonso joins Anson Carter to shine a light on his experience as the second Black NHL official in history and detail his transition from playing to officiating.

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