WATCH: Jacob Panetta Twitter Video Goes Viral On Social Media: On Sunday, 23rd January 2022, The ECHL’s Jacksonville Icemen released defenseman after Jordan Subban, the defenseman of South Carolina Stingrays stated he was subjected to a racist gesture at the time of the game which was played on Saturday, 22nd January 2022. After that, the league suspended Panetta continually, pending a hearing under the collective bargaining agreement of the league. Later Sunday, Panetta issued a response on Twitter, tagging Subban and also captioning the video, “racism has no place in this globe and no place in the match we love.” He stated that the gesture he made toward Subban was a “strong and tough guy, bodybuilder-like” one at the time of a confrontation on the ice. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
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He further added that he has made the same gesture to “non-racialized players a number of times” in his entire career. Subban said Panetta made a gesture of monkey towards his direction. His sibling, P.K Subban the defenseman of New Jersey Devils, later made a tweet on the video of the incident (which is currently making rounds all over the web) which happened 23 seconds into overtime.
Jordan Subban made the tweet after the match in which he said “More like (Panetta) was too much of a weakling to fight me and as soon as I started to turn my back he began making the gestures of monkey at me so I punched him hard in the face numerous times and he turtled like the weakling he is.”
In his video, Panetta stated “no racist noises, insults, or anything of the like, were stated by me at the time of the incident.” Whereas he stated there were no racial intentions behind the gesture, Panetta made the apologies for the “pain and suffering and fury my actions have caused him, his family, and whosoever who was hurt by this.”
Panetta further stated, “I confess the impact of my gesture and will commit to better understand the impact going forward. Those who know me very well understand it was not intended to be racial, it is not who I am, it is not how I have been brought up. But at the same time, I require to and I will learn from this, Racism and other forms of biasness and discrimination have no place in society, including hockey. I believed that prior to, and I still believe that now.”
Jacksonville stated in a statement that the release of Panetta is “effective instantly” and the probe is still going on at the level of the league.
A video of Jordan Subban was shared on social media which is getting viral now. Yes, we are talking about the video that is showing a racist gesture towards Jordan Subban. The video has been watched by many people who are now reacting to it continuously. It all happened just a day after the AHL suspended a player for the same incident. This news has been making the headlines everywhere. Now, people want to know more about both incidents. Many netizens have been searching to know all the details about the incidents. In this article, we have brought some essential details about the incidents so stay tuned.
Another day and another black mark put on hockey. A day after the AHL suspended Krystof Hrabik of the San Jose Barracuda for making racial slurs at Tucson Roadrunners forward Boko Imama during a game. Later, the same incident happened between the Jacksonville Icemen and the South Carolina Stingrays during an ECHL contest on Saturday. These two incidents have left everyone shocked. People are unable to understand how the players can do that.
The viral video shows that Jacksonville’s Jordan Panetta was making money signs towards Jordan Subban of South Carolina defenseman in the course of an argument that led to a serious fight. In the year 2019, when he was playing in Austria, Jordan became a target of racist chants in the course of a game with the Dornbirn Bulldogs. Jordan’s elder brother P.K. took his Twitter account and wrote about the incident, attaching the video.
P.K. Subban tweeted that they don’t call the east coast league the jungle because his brother and all other black players are the monkeys. He added, “Hey @jacobpanetta you shouldn’t be so quick to delete your Twitter or your Instagram account you will probably be able to play again… that’s what history says but things.”
Jordan Subban is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. At this time, he is playing in the ECHL for the South Carolina stingrays. He is also under the contract to the AHL (American Hockey League) for the Hershey Bears. He was selected in the 4th round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft by the Vancouver Canucks. The elder brother of Jordan is P.K. Subban who is a Norris Trophy-winning defenceman with the New Jersey Devils. His other brother, Malcolm is playing for the Buffalo Sabres as a goaltender. Bookmark our site to catch all the latest updates worldwide.