This Blog provides Detroit area youth hockey news. It was originally the blog of the now defunct Detroit Hockey Association, the most affordable youth ice hockey organization in Michigan based at Jack Adams Arena in Detroit. The Clark Park Coalition keeps this tradition alive in Southwest Detroit.

Saturday, March 3, 2007

"NHL's 1st black player tells students stay in school"

Prior to the Hockey in the Hood weekend, Willie O'Ree took time out to speak with Warren, MI Middle-School students about the importance of staying in school and not giving up.

This visit was covered in a Detroit News Story on Saturday, February 17, 2007: Wise words: NHL's 1st black player tells students stay in school, Charles E. Ramirez / The Detroit News

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