National Lacrosse League players to wear Every Child Matters helmet decals

Curt Styres

By Sam Laskaris Writer The National Lacrosse League (NLL) has introduced a new social responsibility program. That initiative, which is called NLL Unites, will include having all players in the 14-team league wear Every Child Matters helmet decals during the 2021-22 campaign, which kicks off this weekend. “I think it’s long overdue,” said Curt Styres, a Six Nations member who is the owner and general manager of the NLL’s Halifax Thunderbirds. An NLL press release credited Styres’ organization for designing the Every Child Matters stickers, intended to raise awareness of the history and role that residential schools had throughout Canada and the United States. “Our goal is to stand up and be counted,” Styres said. Styres added both his mother and the grandmother of Thunderbirds’ captain Cody Jamieson are both…

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