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Willie O’ree Willie O’ree By :Jeremy. Where he was born O’ree’s home town was Fredericton New Brunswick His date of birth is October 15 1935 O’ree’s real.

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1 Willie O’ree Willie O’ree By :Jeremy

2 Where he was born O’ree’s home town was Fredericton New Brunswick His date of birth is October O’ree’s real name is William Eldon O’ree O’ree’s height is 5’10”(1.78m)

3 O’ree playing hockey He played for the Boston Bruins He started playing in the NHL in 1958 O’ree retired permanently in 1980 He was in the NHL for 20 years twice as long as an average NHL player

4 What he made with the Quebec Aces He made 3500 dollars with the Quebec Aces plus a 500 dollar signing bonusHe made 3500 dollars with the Quebec Aces plus a 500 dollar signing bonus He played left wingHe played left wing He signed his first pro contract before theHe signed his first pro contract before the season with the Quebec Aces

5 Achievements  His wife’s name is Deljeet  Daughter's name is Chandra  He has one award and its for scoring the most goals in the WHL he scored 39 goals  He won the Lester Pearson award  Broke the color barrier

6 What O’ree suffered when he was playing hockey  He suffered a lot of racism from fans and other players  He broken a lot of bones  He got blinded in his right eye

7 More about his career His coach milt Schmidt said that “O’ree was one of the fastest skaters in the NHL” His coach milt Schmidt said that “O’ree was one of the fastest skaters in the NHL” He was 22 when he suited up for the bruins He was 22 when he suited up for the bruins He first game he played was in the Montreal forum it was the Bruins vs. Canadians He first game he played was in the Montreal forum it was the Bruins vs. Canadians

8 When O’ree was called up again Willie was called up again in 1961 Willie was called up again in 1961 He finished the year with the bruins playing 43 games He finished the year with the bruins playing 43 games He scored 4 goals and 10 assists He scored 4 goals and 10 assists

9 Timeline

10 Map of Fredericton

11 My Sources  My dad   

12 Trivia question WWWWhat wing did O’ree play?

13 Answer  Left wing


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