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Willie O'Ree

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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.

Willie O'Ree: First Black in the NHL - missionCREEP

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Article about Willie O'Ree, the first black to play hockey in the NHL (1958 and 1961, Boston Bruins). By Mike Walsh @ missionCREEP.com.

Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Willie O'Ree

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Willie O'Ree was born October 15, 1935 in Fredericton, New Brunswick. A graduate of the New Brunswick Amateur Hockey Association, O'Ree who was known ...

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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 ...

Willie O'Ree hockey statistics and profile at hockeydb.com

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Statistics of Willie O'Ree, a hockey player from Fredericton, NB born Oct 15 1935 who was active from 1954 to 1979.

Willie O'Ree - Biography - IMDb

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William Eldon "Willie" O'Ree is considered to be a pioneer, or "The Jackie Robinson of hockey", for being the first black player in the National Hockey League, ...

O'Ree, Willie 1935 - Encyclopedia.com

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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 ...

The My Hero Project - Willie O'Ree

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Jun 14, 2006 ... Do any of you know who Willie O'Ree really was? Most of you would say no but this is why I wrote this biography about him. Willie O'Ree was ...

Willie O'Ree broke hockey's color barrier. Now he wants more kids ...

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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 ...

Breaking Barriers: Willie O'Ree breaks the ice - ESPN.com

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Feb 5, 2008 ... In the first part of a four-part series on sports pioneers called "Breaking Barriers," ESPN looks at the career of Willie O'Ree, the first black man to ...

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O'Ree became NHL's first black player 52 years ago - NHL.com

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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 ...

Willie O'Ree - The Barrier - The Players' Tribune

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Jan 1, 2016 ... Willie O'Ree, Retired / NHL - The Players' Tribune. Willie O'Ree. Retired / NHL. It's 1949, I'm 14 years old, and my hometown team has just won ...

O'Ree, Willie (1935- ) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed

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O'Ree joined the Quebec Frontenacs, a junior hockey league team in 1954. While there a puck struck O'Ree in the right eye during a game in Ontario.