O'Ree, Willie

Born: Oct 15, 1935 AD
Currently alive, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Hockey Player

1935 - Born on the 15th of October in Fredericton New Brunswick, Canada.

1958 - He became the the first black player in Ice Hockey league history.

1961 - He played in only two games that year, and came back to play 43 games.

       - He won two scoring titles in the Western Hockey League (WHL).

1984 - He was inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame.

       - He became the Director of Youth Development for the NHL/USA Hockey Diversity Task Force.

2000 - He lives in La Mesa, California, just east of San Diego.
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