Hockey Culture: Coyotes president Xavier Gutierrez on embracing new hockey communities
NBC Sports has launched Hockey Culture, a multi-platform content offering dedicated to bringing equality and inclusion to the sport of hockey. Led by NBC Sports NHL analyst Anson Carter, Hockey Culture will address contemporary topics within the sport, aim to promote diversity around the game and on the ice, and increase community engagement with hockey.
The first episode of “Hockey Culture” features Xavier Gutierrez, the newly appointed CEO of the Arizona Coyotes – the first Latino to hold that position in NHL history. He joins Anson Carter to discuss how he fell in love with hockey and the sport’s growth in the Latin American community.
Upcoming episodes will feature J.T. Brown(Minnesota native, current Wild forward, and a leading activist for racial equality), Eustace King (a prominent Black NHL player agent), Kelsey Koelzer (the first Black female head coach in NCAA hockey history), Harnarayan Singh (Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabibroadcaster), and much more.
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