Boston Bruins to honor Willie O'Ree, NHL's first Black player

The Bruins will retire the number of Willie O'Ree, the first Black player in the league.

Bruins retiring jersey of Willie O'Ree, who broke NHL colour barrier …

Willie O'Ree, who broke the NHL's colour barrier, is set have his No. 22 jersey retired by the Boston Bruins prior to their Feb. 18 game against the New Jersey …

Bruins to retire number of Willie O'Ree, who broke NHL's color barrier

O'Ree's historic moment happened on Jan. 18, 1958, when he became the first black player to compete in an NHL game by suiting up for Boston against the …

Boston Bruins to retire jersey of Willie O'Ree who broke NHL's …

Willie O'Ree, the player who broke the NHL colour barrier, will have his No. 22 jersey honoured by the Boston Bruins on Feb. 18.

As the Bruins finally retire Willie O'Ree's number, it's time for the …

Having been called up to Boston from the minor league Quebec Aces to replace an injured player, O'Ree made his debut on Jan. 18, 1958. He only played two …

Boston Bruins finally retiring jersey number of Willie O'Ree

The Boston Bruins will finally be retiring the number of Willie O'Ree during the 2021 season.

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