NHL coach Bill Peters steps down after being accused by former player of using racial slur

National Hockey League coach Bill Peters stepped down Friday, days after apologizing for using a racial slur against a former player a decade ago. Peters coached the Calgary Flames in Alberta. The team was investigating him after former player Akim Aliu posted a message on social media saying Peters once directed offensive language toward him. "This morning I received a letter of resignation from Bill Peters, which I accepted effective immediately," team general manager Brad Treliving told reporters ...
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Added November 29, 2019
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