Auston Matthews says while American athletes have the right to protest during the U.S. national anthem, he will not be taking a knee along with them.
Lance Hornby, Toronto Sun
Lance Hornby has covered the Maple Leafs and the National Hockey League as a Toronto Sun beat writer and columnist going on 25 years. An avid historian and member of the Society for International Hockey Research, he has written, co-authored or edited six books, including the Story of Maple Leaf Gardens and Hockey's Greatest Moments. He has appeared on Sportsnet, TSN, CBC,and LeafsTV. Lance lives in Toronto-Riverdale.
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