Nashville star, Luke Prokop becomes first NHL player to come out as gay

Nashville star, Luke Prokop becomes first NHL player to come out as gay



Nashville Predators' Luke Prokop has become the first active NHL player signed by a club to come out as gay.



The Canadian, 19, who is yet to play for Nashville, was their third-round draft pick in 2020. He made the announcement in an Instagram post.



Prokop said: "While the past year and a half has been crazy, it has also given me the chance to find my true self. I am no longer scared to hide who I am.



"Today I am proud to publicly tell everyone that I am gay."



The defenceman added: "It has been quite the journey to get to this point in my life, but I could not be happier with my decision to come out.Latest Post
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