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Bruins notebook: B's honor Willie O'Ree

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

COVID and the accompanying dangers of travel may have robbed Willie O'Ree and Bruins' fans a chance to savor his number retirement ceremony in-person on Tuesday night at the Garden, but the Bruins did their best to make it a special event.
On Monday, the team gathered in its video room for a Zoom chat with O'Ree, who broke the NHL's color barrier on this date in 1958 in a game against the Montreal Canadiens.
During the call, O'Ree was presented with a certificate commemorating Tuesday to be “Willie O'Ree Day.” O'Ree, who wears a trademark fedora, was also presented with a custom-made black...
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