First black NHL player named to Order of Canada

OTTAWA - Willie O'Ree didn't let the catcalls, slashes or cross-checks keep him from making his mark in the National Hockey League.What's more, the affable former Boston Bruin they call the Jackie Robinson of hockey played on, despite taking a puck to the face that left his right eye legally blind - a disability he hid for years.
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Doug Stolhand is one of the co-founders and co-hosts of the Puck Podcast and has been a member of the NHL media since the show's inception in 2006.