Six of the 10 most watched NHL games of the entire year (including pre COVID) have come since the league restarted August 1st. They're doing that fascinating round-robin NHL Stanley Cup elimination thing. And people are watching.
The event organizer is a person who's been associated with several other protests in our area. Event statement on Facebook disparages the 4th of July, and says Junteenth, June 19 1865 is the real Independence Day for All Americans, "not the whitewashed narrative of July 4 1776."