Tag Archives: Willie O’Ree

2018 Stanley Cup Hero Devante Smith-Pelly To Join Capitals For Black History Night on February 25: “I Think it’s Only Right to Help the Next Generation of Players…Be A Good Influence”

Ethan Miller/Getty Images The Washington Capitals will host Black History Night on February 25 at Capital One Arena, and among those in attendance will be a man whose name is etched in the franchise’s and NHL history forever.

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Dampy Brar, Alexandria Briggs-Blake and John Haferman Named Finalists For Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award

NEW YORK/TORONTO (JULY 17, 2020) – Dampy Brar (Apna Hockey) Alexandria Briggs-Blake(Tucker Road Ducks Hockey) and John Haferman (Columbus Ice Hockey Club) are the three finalists for the 2019-20 Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award, given “to an individual who – … Continue reading

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Willie O’Ree Documentary, “Willie”, Debuts At Middleburg Film Festival

For the past seven years, film enthusiasts have made their way to the Middleburg Film Festival in Northern Virginia. Held in the picturesque wine-country of historic Middleburg, Virginia, the festival highlights some of the year’s most anticipated titles, and the 2019 … Continue reading

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