NHL investigating homophobic slur made at ref during Leafs game

The NHL in investigating a possible homophobic slur made at last night's Leafs game.

The Toronto Maple Leafs were facing Tampa Bay.

Toronto defenseman Morgan Rielly has been narrowed down as a possible suspect.

The comment was directed at the referee and was picked up on TV.

Toronto's GM Kyle Dubas commented on the situation after the game saying that the club is aware of the reports and the issue of homophobia is one the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey club strong condemns and takes very seriously.

He says they are in communication with the NHL and are cooperating fully with their office.

Hockey fans took to Twitter commenting on the situation after hearing on TV.