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On Tuesday morning, the NHL caused quite a store when the league posted a Tweet on its official Twitter account in support of the Team Trans Draft Tournament in Middleton, Wisconsin, that took place over the weekend. But the league stuck to its stance, despite some pushback.

The event was the first hockey tournament exclusively for transgender and nonbinary players, and the league took some time to acknowledge and praise it.

“The NHL is proud to support this past weekend’s Team Trans Draft Tournament in Middleton, Wisconsin. This was the first tournament comprised entirely of transgender and nonbinary players, with around 80 folks participating!” the NHL said in a Tweet.

But not everyone was happy with the NHL showing support to the transgender and nonbinary community, as one fan replied with a Tweet that read “So, men playing on womans team?”

The NHL wasted no time in replying to the hateful comment and supporting the LGBTQ.

“Trans women are women. Trans men are men. Nonbinary identity is real,” the NHL said in response.

The NHL’s Tweet received quite a lot of attention. Eventually, the league limited the ability to reply to anyone who the account mentions or follows. But that didn’t stop plenty of people from expressing their reactions anyway.

The Tweet was certainly controversial, but the NHL made its stance very clear.

[NHL]