Willie O'Ree

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First black player in the NHL Willie O’Ree and former goalie Martin Brodeur are among the newest members of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Wayne Gretzky says his dad has been praising O’Ree for a long time.
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Martin Brodeur, Willie O'Ree and NHL commissioner led the latest group of inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night.
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Martin Brodeur, Willie O’Ree and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman led the latest group of inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night.Brodeur, the ...
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TORONTO (AP) — Martin Brodeur, Willie O'Ree and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman led the latest group of inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night.
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TORONTO (AP) — Martin Brodeur, Willie O'Ree and NHL commissioner Gary Bettman led the latest group of inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night. Brodeur, the all-time leader in goalie wins and shutouts, was joined in the player's category by Martin St. Louis, Canadian women's star
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Martin Brodeur, Willie O'Ree and NHL commissioner led the latest group of inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night. Brodeur, the all-time leader in goalie wins and shutouts, was joined in the player's category by Martin St. Louis, Canadian women's star Jayna Hefford and Russian great...
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Willie O'Ree simply wanted a chance to show what he could do. Years later and under vastly different circumstances, the same went for Martin St. Louis and Jayna Hefford. There was a common theme as the Hockey Hall of Fame welcomed its newest members Monday — one of opportunity.
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Martin Brodeur, Willie O'Ree and NHL commissioner led the latest group of inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday night. Brodeur, the all-time leader in goalie wins and shutouts, was joined in the player's category by Martin St. Louis, Canadian women's star Jayna Hefford and Russian
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The Hockey Hall of Fame has welcomed its class of 2018. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, goalie Martin Brodeur, diminutive underdog Martin St. Louis, Canadian women's star Jayna Hefford, league trailblazer Willie O'Ree and Russian great Alexander Yakushev were inducted on Monday.
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SAN DIEGO, CA – Willie O'Ree, who played seven seasons with the original San Diego Gulls after becoming the first black to play in the NHL, was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame Monday in Toronto. "At the age of 14, I set two goals for myself – to play professional hockey and one day play
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From the inspirational Willie O'Ree to the controversial Gary Bettman, the Hockey Hall of Fame officially inducted a memorable Class of 2018 on Monday night in Toronto.
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The former Boston Bruins right winger has gone from a trailblazer to a living legend and his impact on the game has been huge for the grassroots and the sport in general The post Willie O’Ree is the embodiment of a Hall of Famer appeared first on TheHockeyNews.
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The Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2018, Gary Bettman, Martin Brodeur, Martin St. Louis, Willie O'Ree, Jayna Hefford and Alexander Yakushev, received their Hall of Fame rings in Toronto on Friday ahead of Monday’s induction ceremony.
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O’Ree, 83, the league’s first black player, is being honored not just for the historical significance of his career, but also for his decades of working with young players all over North America.
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Willie O'Ree, the first black player in the NHL, will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday.
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2 weeks ago
Bigots made a big deal about Willie O’Ree’s skin colour, but leading the way for black players was not this gentleman’s only remarkable feat. O’Ree was able to keep playing through the minors to earn his NHL shot despite being blinded in one eye in his junior days in Fredericton, N.B., making his eventual trip […]
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October 3rd, 2018
Willie O'Ree, who broke hockey's color barrier, toured the Smithsonian's African American museum with Gary Bettman on Wednesday, and recounted his meetings with Jackie Robinson as a boy and again as an NHL player.
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October 2nd, 2018
The Capitals' playoff hero has embraced being a role model. "Devante isn't there because he's black," pioneer Willie O'Ree says. "He's there because he's a good hockey player."
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June 26th, 2018
Willie O'Ree, the NHL's first black player, will be among Monday night's Hockey Hall of Fame inductees in Toronto. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, goalie Martin Brodeur and forwards Martin St. Louis, Jayna Hefford and Alexander Yakushev are the others.
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