VIDEO: Nashville Predators PK Subban Named Cover Athlete For NHL 19

On Wednesday, EA Sports announced that Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban snagged the cover of NHL 2019. 

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Considering the demographics of the NHL and how Subban can be treated, in part because of racial animus, this is a very significant honor in the hockey culture. Subban become the first Black player since Jarome Iginla on NHL 2003 to be on the cover of the game. 

Congrats to P.K. Subban!