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NHL working to improve league's diversity

CA, 21 Feb 2021
It has been 63 years since Willie O’Ree laced up his skates for the Boston Bruins becoming the first Black player in the National Hockey League, paving the way for others.

Yet despite the league’s message of “hockey being for everyone,” only seven per cent of its players are visible minorities, a number that pales in comparison to other professional sports leagues.

Suzette Francis explains how they are hoping to change.

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