The Devils are hosting a range of inclusion nights for their fans to affirm their pledge that hockey is for everyone. This week was Pride Night, which include a beautiful
Pride – IF YOU CAN PLAY, YOU CAN PLAY
The Devils are committed to supporting our local partners and foundations for this special cause. The Devils look to build messaging and programming around a welcoming environment for members of the LGBTQ community by hosting an annual Pride Night, taking part in local Pride parades and supporting inclusion in the sport of hockey.
Pride Warm-up Jersey Auction
The team will wear Pride themed warm-up jerseys. The jerseys will be available for auction beginning Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at 7 PM and close Wednesday, January 4, 2023. The net proceeds will benefit the Devils Youth Foundation.
You can read the full story on their efforts in this story on their site, including:
- Updated team logo with pride colors
- Social media efforts to explain the night and initiative
- Pre-game Pride Reception
- Panelists who shared what it meant to be apart of both the LGBTQ community and hockey community.
- Article sharing what it is like to be an out gay man working for a professional sports team
- Players showing support with custom stick taping and shirts
- Custom videoboard messages from players
- Fans could purchase New Jersey Devils Pride merchandise while supplies last