An icon on and off the ice. Luke Prokop made history when he became the first National Hockey League player — retired or active — to publicly come out.“Hi everyone.
While the past year and a half has been crazy, it has also given me the chance to find my true self. I am no longer scared to hide who I am,” the Nashville Predators prospect, 19, wrote via Instagram on Monday, July 19. “Today I am proud to publicly tell everyone that I am gay.”The sports star went on to talk about how he believes coming out will give him a chance to have the best career possible.“Living my authentic life will allow me to bring my whole self to the rink and improve my chances of fulfilling my dreams,” he wrote. “I hope that in sharing who I am I can help other