I went to an AHL game tonight, and it occurred to me that if the NHL is overwhelmingly white, one of its major feeders, the AHL, might be also. Or maybe that’s changing - I can only hope! The AHL, however, is not as extensively categorized and analyzed, and I only see a subset of AHL games (Wolves, IceHogs, Wild) so help me figure this out!
PoC in the AHL that come to mind (black, Asian, native/aboriginal):
Shane Harper (Chicago Wolves)
Ty Rattie (Chicago Wolves)
Matt Dumba (Iowa Wild/Red Deer Rebels)
Theo Peckham (Rockford IceHogs)
Maxime Fortunus (Texas Stars; he’s listed for Dallas in the NHL resource, I think)
Joe Pendenza? (Recently of UMass-Lowell, now Milwaukee Admirals)
Jordin Tootoo (Grand Rapids Griffins, although he’s spent a fair amt of time with the Wings this season)
I’m sure there are more, these are just the once I can think off of the top of my head. Correct me, add to this list. Please.