Titles

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7340ECHOES IN THE RINK: THE WILLIE O'REE STORY*ECHOES IN THE RINK: THE WILLIE O'REE STORY*1997b & w/color26 minvhs Willie O'Ree, a native of Fredericton, New Brunswick, made sports history on January 18, 1958 when he donned a gold and black jersey with the Boston Bruins. That night, he broke the color barrier in hockey and would forever be known as "The Jackie Robinson of Hockey". Includes behind-the-scenes interviews with well-known Bruins players: John Bucyk, Ferny Flaman, Doug Mohns, Don McKenney and coach Milt Schmidt. Forty years ago Willie blazed a path into the NHL; today he is a hero and role model to those who follow in his footsteps. (Donated by the Department of Canadian Studies) (Restricted to use by certain authorized institutions)