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Title: Willie O'Ree and Street Hockey Rink Dedication
Language: English
Event Date: 1/17/2018
Department: Cable Office
Parks & Recreation
Thanks to guys like Willie O'Ree, hockey is a game for everyone. On the 60th anniversary of him breaking the NHL color barrier, former Boston Bruin Willie O'Ree is honored by Mayor Walsh, Bruins CEO Charlie Jacobs, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and Bruins Foundation Executive Director Bob Sweeney at Legends Club in the TD Garden. The City of Boston Parks and Recreation department will also be dedicating an outdoor street hockey rink at Smith Playground in Brighton in honor of Willie O'Ree.

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