List of Black ice hockey players


List of Black ice hockey players

This is a list of Black ice hockey players. The list includes a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, former Edmonton Oilers goaltender Grant Fuhr.

Players with NHL experience

Skaters

*Darren Banks - Left Wing (Boston Bruins)
*Shawn Belle [" [http://www.andrewsstarspage.com/Prospects/7-5belle.htm Belle: making steady progress] ". Andrew's Dallas Stars Page. Retrieved on September 10,2008.] - Defense (Minnesota Wild, Montreal Canadiens)
*Francis Bouillon (half Haitian) [Stephanie Morin. " [http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20061216/CPSPORTS01/612160900/1006/CPSPORTS01 Le petit joueur au grand coeur] ". "La Presse". December 16, 2006. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Defense (Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators)
*Donald Brashear (half black)" [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1355/is_20_104/ai_110459858 Black hockey players look to more Blacks for fan support] ". "Jet". November 10, 2003. Retrieved on September 10, 2008.] - Left Wing (Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks, Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals)
*Sean Brown - Defense (Edmonton Oilers, Boston Bruins, New Jersey Devils, Vancouver Canucks)
*Dustin Byfuglien (half black) [Tris Wykes. " [http://www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-12167911_ITM Ice in his veins: Dustin Byfuglien] ". "The Virginia-Pilot". December 28, 2005. Retrieved on September 10, 2008.] - Right Wing/Defense (Chicago Blackhawks)
*Anson Carter - Forward (Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets)
*John Craighead - Right Wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
*Dale Craigwell - Centre (San Jose Sharks)
*Trevor Daley [Mike Heika. " [http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/spt/hockey/stars/stories/083006dnspostarslede.30b47a0.html Stars' Daley keeps his balance] ". "Dallas Morning News". August 30, 2006. Retrieved on September 10, 2008.] - Defense (Dallas Stars)
*Nigel DawesCecil Harris. " [http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/22/sports/hockey/22hockey.html?_r=1&ref=hockey&oref=slogin Changing the Face of Hockey] ". "New York Times". December 22, 2007. Retrieved on September 10, 2008.] - Left Wing (New York Rangers)
*Jason Doig - Defense (Winnipeg Jets, Phoenix Coyotes, New York Rangers, Washington Capitals)
*Robbie Earl [Glen R. Goodhand. " [http://www.thepost.ca/Community/PrintNews.aspx?c=3392 Hockey's Historic Highlites: Breaking the Color Barrier in Hockey] ". "The Lindsay Post". 2008. Retrieved on September 10, 2008.] - Left Wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
*Steve FletcherBlake Sebring. " [http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=FW&s_site=fortwayne&p_multi=FW&p_theme=realcities&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EB6CBA69EE74DA1&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM Racial intolerance by Indy player, 'ignorant fans' disappoints Komets] ". "The News-Sentinel". April 24, 1991. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Left Wing (Montreal Canadiens,Winnipeg Jets)
*Mark Fraser [Lynn Worthy. " [http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=LOWB&p_theme=lowb&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=11813E712A221648&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM His skin color is not even a concern. The only race Mark Fraser is worried about is the one that leads him permanently to...THE NHL] ". "The Sun". March 23, 2007. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Defense (New Jersey Devils)
*Dirk Graham (one quarter African-Canadian) [ [http://www.blackhistorysociety.ca/Black%20Hockey%20Timelines_Tbl.htm Black Hockey Timeline] . Ontario Black History Society. Retrieved on September 10, 2008.] - Right Wing (Minnesota North Stars, Chicago Blackhawks)
*Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre - Defense (Buffalo Sabres, Columbus Blue Jackets, Washington Capitals, Atlanta Thrashers)
*Mike Grier - Right Wing (Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, Buffalo Sabres, San Jose Sharks)
*Jarome Iginla (half Nigerian)Jason Diamos. " [http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/13/sports/hockey/13hockey1.html The N.H.L.'s Diversity Program Is Beginning to Pay Dividends] ". "New York Times". November 13, 2005. Retrieved on September 10, 2008.] - Right Wing (Calgary Flames)
*Val James - Left Wing (Buffalo Sabres, Toronto Maple Leafs)
*Paul Jerrard (half Jamaican) [Scott Burnside. " [http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/blackhistory2007/columns/story?id=2780494 Some see Jerrard as 'black coach'; he just sees 'coach'"] . ESPN.com. March 1, 2007. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Defense (Minnesota North Stars)
*Brian Johnson [Cecil Harris. "Breaking the Ice". Insomniac Press, 2003. 178.] - Right Wing (Detroit Red Wings)
*Nathan LaFayetteDave Luecking. " [http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=SL&p_theme=sl&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=0EB04E2A5708DAFF&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM Blue's (Big) Ninth Round Pick is Son of Patriots Executive] ". "St. Louis Post-Dispatch". June 27, 1993. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Centre (St. Louis Blues, Vancouver Canucks, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings)
*Georges Laraque - Right Wing (Edmonton Oilers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Phoenix Coyotes)
*Darren Lowe [Joe Starkey. " [http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/sports/penguins/s_496040.html Penguins' Laraque's predecessor remains a pioneer] ". "Pittsburgh Tribune-Review". March 4, 2007. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Right Wing (Pittsburgh Penguins)
*Mike Marson - Forward (Washington Capitals, Los Angeles Kings)
*Craig MartinHoward Richman. " [http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-6491876.html Black hockey hero awaited; Sport searching for its own Tiger Woods; Who are they?] " "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel". October 20, 1996. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Forward (Winnipeg Jets, Florida Panthers)
*Jamal Mayers - Right Wing (St. Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs)
*Sandy McCarthy (half black) [William C. Rhoden. " [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C07E7D9153DF93BA15757C0A96F958260&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1 Hockey pioneer takes the sport to another level] ". "New York Times". April 28, 1999. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Right Wing (Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lightning, Philadelphia Flyers, Carolina Hurricanes, New York Rangers, Boston Bruins)
*Mike McHugh - Left Wing (Minnesota North Stars, San Jose Sharks)
*Tony McKegney - Forward (Buffalo Sabres, Quebec Nordiques, Minnesota North Stars, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks)
*Sean McMorrow [" [http://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/archives/2005/4/Can+diversity+save+hockey+ Can diversity save hockey?] ". "City Newspaper". April 20, 2005. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Forward (Buffalo Sabres)
*Rumun Ndur - Defense (Buffalo Sabres, New York Rangers, Atlanta Thrashers)
*Ray Neufeld - Right Wing (Hartford Whalers, Winnipeg Jets, Boston Bruins)
*Willie O'Ree (first black player in NHL) [Kevin Allen. " [http://www.usatoday.com/sports/hockey/nhl/2008-01-14-cover-oree_N.htm Willie O'Ree still blazing way in NHL 50 years later] ". "USA Today". January 15, 2008. Retrieved on September 10, 2008.] - Right Wing (Boston Bruins)
*Johnny Oduya (half Kenyan)Chris Iorfida. " [http://www.cbc.ca/sports/indepth/feature-hockey-oree.html Willie O'Ree and the struggle for black NHLers] ". CBC.ca. January 16, 2007. Retrieved on September 10, 2008.] - Defense (New Jersey Devils)
*Kyle Okposo (half Nigerian) [Dave Caldwell. " [http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/12/sports/hockey/12islanders.html?n=Top/News/Sports/Hockey/National%20Hockey%20League/New%20York%20Islanders&pagewanted=all For Islanders, an Early Look at a Top Prospect] ". "The New York Times". January 12, 2008. Retrieved on September 10,2008.] - Right Wing (New York Islanders)
*Bill Riley - Wing (Washington Capitals, Winnipeg Jets)
*Nathan RobinsonDan Saevig. " [http://www.echl.com/cgi-bin/mpublic.cgi?action=show_news&cat=1&id=3027 Toledo's Savage hasn't had easy career path] ". ECHL.com. October 21, 2004. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Forward (Detroit Red Wings, Boston Bruins)
*Bryce SalvadorWes Goldstein. " [http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/sportsline/main10582928.shtml Hockey is for everyone: Message is clear, 50 years after O'Ree debut] ." CBSSports.com. January 17, 2008. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Defense (St. Louis Blues, New Jersey Devils)
*Bernie Saunders [Harris, "Breaking the Ice", 150.] -Right Wing (Quebec Nordiques)
*Reggie Savage - Right Wing (Washington Capitals, Quebec Nordiques)
*Anthony Stewart - Centre (Florida Panthers)
*Graeme Townshend - Right Wing (Boston Bruins, New York Islanders, Ottawa Senators)
*Claude Vilgrain - Right Wing (Vancouver Canucks, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers)
*Joel Ward [Dave Shelles. " [http://www.qctimes.com/articles/2008/02/09/sports/hockey/doc47ae3ed71fe41973607049.txt Viewpoint: Blacks thriving in hockey? Accept it.] " "Quad City Times". February 9, 2008. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Forward (Minnesota Wild)
*Peter Worrell -Left Wing (Florida Panthers, Colorado Avalanche)

Goaltenders

*Chris Beckford-Tseu (half-Jamaican) [Matt Nevala. " [http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=AS&p_theme=as&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=10E33FFDE9DDE158&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM Tiger on the prowl around the Aces' goal] ". "Anchorage Daily News". November 29, 2005. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] (St. Louis Blues)
*Fred Brathwaite (Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, St. Louis Blues, Columbus Blue Jackets)
*Gerald Coleman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
*Ray Emery (Ottawa Senators)
*Grant Fuhr (First black player inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.) [Jim Kelley. " [http://sports.espn.go.com/nhl/columns/story?columnist=kelley_jim&id=1653375 First black inductee pleased to be role model] ". ESPN.com. November 3, 2003. Retrieved on September 10, 2008.] (Edmonton Oilers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, Los Angeles Kings, St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames)
*Joaquin Gage (Edmonton Oilers)
*Tyrone Garner [Harris, "Breaking the Ice", 145.] (Calgary Flames)
*Pokey Reddick" [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1077/is_n4_v44/ai_7044950 Soul on ice: blacks in the National Hockey League] ". "Ebony. February 1989. Retrieved on September 10, 2008.] (Winnipeg Jets, Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers)
*Kevin Weekes (Florida Panthers, Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightining, Carolina Hurricanes, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils)

Other players

katers

*Akim Aliu - Forward
*Herb Carnegie - Centre
*Art Dorrington - Centre
*Yared Hagos [Federico Rodriguez Moreno. " [http://www.st.nu/sport/index.php?action=visa_artikel&id=433981 Hagos: Satsa på invandrare] ". "Sundsvalls Tidning". December 6, 2004. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.] - Forward
*Roger Maxwell - Defense
*Justin Morrison (half black) [Scott Moe. " [http://articles.latimes.com/1998/oct/05/sports/sp-29582 Skating on Strange Terrain] ". "Los Angeles Times". October 5, 1998.] - Forward
*Chris Stewart - Forward

Goaltenders

* Mark Owuya (half Ugandan) [" [http://www.aftonbladet.se/sportbladet/hockey/elitserien/article462744.ab Sveriges näste målidol] ". "Sportbladet". December 2, 2006. Retrieved on September 12, 2008.]

ee also

* List of Latino ice hockey players

Notes

Photo gallery

* [http://www.freewebs.com/blackhockeyplayers/index.html Black Hockey Player Wall of Fame] - Photos of black players who have been drafted by or played in the NHL


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