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Willie O’Ree Speaker & Booking Contact Information 

Former Winger for the Boston Bruins

Contact SlapshotSpeakers today at 888.246.7141 to book Willie O’Ree for a corporate appearance, virtual appearance, speaking engagement, store grand opening, autograph signing, product endorsement, moderated Q&A or an exclusive meet and greet. The hockey booking agents at SlapshotSpeakers work on your behalf to get you the best price for your desired player at your next event.

SlapshotSpeakers has built direct relationships with the top current stars and retired hockey legends, Stanley Cup Champions, coaches and local heroes. We specialize in assisting all size companies with booking hockey celebrities like Willie O’Ree for speaking engagements and appearances at grand openings, golf tournaments, casinos, conventions, and corporate events. Throughout all of Canada and the US, companies have turned to SlapshotSpeakers to get the booking fee, appearance cost, and booking agent contact information for Willie O’Ree.

Willie O’Ree Biography

Willie O'Ree is a pioneer who was the first African American player in the history of the National Hockey League.O'Ree made his NHL debut with the Boston Bruins on January 18th, 1958 against the Montreal Canadiens.He played in just two games that year and would not return to the league until 1961.In 1961, he put up four goals and ten assists in 43 games.O'Ree also overcame the obstacle of being 95 percent blind in his right eye due to a hockey injury.He had great minor league success in the WHL, twice winning that league's scoring title.The San Diego Gulls retired his number and it hangs in the San Diego Sports Arena.A native of New Brunswick, Canada, O'Ree was inducted into the New Brunswick Hall of Fame in 1984 and was also awarded the Order of Canada.He has been honored by the NHL many times and was director for youth development on the league's diversity task force.;

Disclaimer: SlapShotSpeakers assists companies seeking to hire talent like Willie O’Ree for speaking engagements, corporate appearances, product endorsements and other hospitality events. Our speakers bureau does not claim to exclusively represent Willie O’Ree. Our booking agency can help with finding an athlete or sports celebrity that aligns with your upcoming event date, location and budget. When a company requests a booking for talent like Willie O’Ree, we work closely with the client to make sure the proposed dates does not interfere with the requested athlete’s schedule. The booking fees listed on the speaker profile are rough estimates based on the previous market rate for the talent. Our team works direct with Former Winger for the Boston Bruins‘s agent, manager or assistant on the booking request. For companies interested in hiring Former Winger for the Boston Bruins, please fill out the booking request form so our Hockey booking agents can help make your next event a success.

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