Team USA’s John Tortorella: Stand for anthem or you’ll sit
If you don’t stand, you’ll sit.
That’s what Team USA hockey coach John Tortorella said when asked about the Colin Kaepernick protest.
The former Rangers coach told ESPN, “If any of my players sit on the bench for the national anthem, they will sit there the rest of the game.”
Tortorella will be coaching the United States team in the World Cup of Hockey, a two-week tournament that begins Sept. 17.