Willie Eldon O'Ree, CM, ONB is a Canadian former professional ice hockey
player, known best for being the first black player in the National Hockey League.
Article about Willie O'Ree, the first black to play hockey in the NHL (1958 and
1961, Boston Bruins). By Mike Walsh @ missionCREEP.com.
There was little to no pre-game publicity about O'Ree and only minor mention
near the bottom of most of the post-game stories in the Boston Herald, Boston ...
May 9, 2008 ... Biographical piece on Willie O'Ree NHL's first Black Player. Amazing life story
and hockey career as willie lost sight in one eye due to a ...
Statistics of Willie O'Ree, a hockey player from Fredericton, NB born Oct 15 1935
who was active from 1954 to 1979.
On January 18, 1958, Willie O'Ree stepped onto the ice at the Montreal Forum
and changed the face of hockey. Racial prejudice was not Willie's only challenge:
Canadian native Willie O'Ree was the first black man ever to skate for a team in
the National Hockey League (NHL). O'Ree made his debut in typical modest ...
Apr 12, 2016 ... Hockey pioneer Willie O'Ree checks the length of the stick of Jeremiah Alvarado,
13, of Buffalo, on March 5, during the 2016 NHL/Willie O'Ree ...
Camp-O-Ree weekend at Dutch Wonderland is the perfect opportunity for your
Troop to enjoy the fun of Dutch Wonderland Family Amusement Park along with ...
Mar 18, 2016 ... Willie O'Ree broke the NHL's color barrier in 1958, becoming the first black
hockey player in the NHL when he debuted for the Boston Bruins.