Former NHL Star Apologizes for Crossing Picket Line

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In this July 29, 2015, file photo, former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque walks on the field during an event at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. The former NHL star is apologizing for crossing a picket line to shop at a Massachusetts supermarket where workers are on strike. Bourque was caught on video exiting a North Andover Stop & Shop on April 15, 2019 as a worker said “Shame on you.” Thousands of Stop & Shop workers at 240 stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island went on strike last week over what they say is an unfair contract proposal. (Stephan Savoia, File/Associated Press)

Reprinted from The Washington Post by The Associated Press on April 16, 2019.

A former NHL star is apologizing for crossing a picket line to shop at a Massachusetts supermarket where workers are on strike.

Former Boston Bruins and Colorado Avalanche defenseman Ray Bourque was caught on video exiting a North Andover Stop & Shop on Monday as a worker said “Shame on you.”

Thousands of Stop & Shop workers at 240 stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island went on strike last week over what they say is an unfair contract proposal.

Bourque, a 22-year member of the NHL players’ union, apologized on Twitter . …

The Washington Post 4/16

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