Aliu elaborates on Peters’ alleged slur, 2 players corroborate his account


  • Former Canes player Michal Jordan confirms to #TSN that there were “multiple” physical altercations between coach Bill Peters and players in Carolina.

“He kicked me pretty hard in the back during a game,” Jordan said. “Even the trainers and the other guys saw it.”

Jordan: “I was at that point in my career, like I just got there, so I couldn’t say anything. I didn’t want them to think I was crying. Me and my agent, we kept it secret. Now other guys are speaking out, so I felt like I could.”

  • Jordan said there were multiple altercations between Peters and Hurricanes players.
  • The incident involving Peters punching another player in the head was confirmed by multiple sources to Seravalli.
  • The player in question wishes to remain anonymous for the time being, Seravalli adds.
  • Former NHL player Akim Aliu tweeted Monday that Peters repeatedly used a racial slur toward him during their time with the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs.
  • Aliu went into further detail Tuesday, and two former teammates corroborated his account.
  • Flames general manager Brad Treliving said Tuesday that there is an ongoing investigation into Peters’ possible usage of the racial slur.
  • The 54-year-old bench boss coached the Hurricanes from 2014 to 2018.
  • He’s been Calgary’s head coach for the last two seasons.
Sources & Credits: Frank Seravalli, The Scorte
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