Over the past week or so the UConn hockey team has made a couple of videos supporting the nascent You Can Play project. For the uninitiated, You Can Play project is an anti-bullying initiative aimed at creating a more welcoming atmosphere for LGBT athletes. It's gotten it's start in Hockey (it was founded by Patrick Burke, the son of the Toronto Maple Leaf's GM, read more about his story here) but is starting to spread into other sports as well. The message is simple and straightforward: it does not matter who you are, if you can help the team win, you're welcome to be a part of it -- i.e. you can play.
The hockey team put up their first video about two weeks ago, becoming the first college team in the nation to join the project. The second video, which is above, was released last week.