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Willie O'Ree


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ...


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


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


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


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


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.