NEW YORK & TORONTO – The Hockey Hall of Fame has announced Tuesday that Willie O’Ree, the first black player ever to play in the National Hockey League, was elected to be inducted as a member of the Class of 2018. O’Ree, who made his NHL debut on Jan.18, 1958, playing for the Boston Bruins against […]Read more "Pioneer O’Ree Selected for Induction into Hockey Hall of Fame"
NEW YORK – The NHL has announced the creation of the Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award to recognize the commitment of those who are improving lives and strengthening their communities through the game of hockey. It will be presented for the first time at the 2018 NHL Awards™ The Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award — aligned with hockey’s Declaration of […]Read more "NHL Announces New Humanitarian Honor: The Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award"
99 Flavas To Savor By Michael – Louis Ingram and Gary Norris Gray BASN PHILADELPHIA, PA & OAKLAND, CA (BASN/BASN NEWSROOM): A recent discussion on numbers kicked this effort into effect. The dialogue centered on who was the greatest player to ever wear a specific number. In New York City, interest was piqued […]Read more "99 Flavas to Savor"