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.
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
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.
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...