The National Hockey League’s response to the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday ranged from canceling the Bruins’ game vs. the Ottawa Senators to personal tributes from players like Keith Yandle of the Phoenix Coyotes, a Boston native who honored victims with a message on his skate.
But the most prevalent tributes around the League on the night after the attack were moments of silence in various American and Canadian cities. Here’s the scene from Nashville before the Predators’ game vs. the Vancouver Canucks:
There were many more moments of tribute to Boston and its citizens in the NHL on Monday night.
Here’s the scene in Glendale, before Yandle and the Coyotes faced the San Jose Sharks.
Before the Minnesota Wild faced the Calgary Flames in Alberta, there was a video tribute followed by a moment of silence:
Meanwhile, even in a place where the Boston Bruins aren’t exactly beloved, the Bell Centre held a moment of silence before the Montreal Canadiens’ game vs. the Philadelphia Flyers:
Finally, here’s the moment of silence held before the Chicago Blackhawks’ game against the Dallas Stars:
And when it comes to moments of rousing patriotism for Americans, few cities do the National Anthem better than Chicago does. Listen to this crowd: