Willie O'ree Jersey Retirement: Photos, videos and related news

Willie O’Ree has experienced many honours during his lifetime, from becoming the NHL's first black player in 1958 with the Boston Bruins to being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2018. But the 86-year-old says having his No. 22 jersey retired in Boston on Tuesday will rank right up there near the top.
Willie O'Ree on his Jersey Retirement
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