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Black History Month

Adeniye embraces underdog mentality in pursuit of NHL dream

Jr. A player stays persistent, has fan in Blue Jackets defenseman Jones

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

For years, Ayo Adeniye had an identity around the rinks in his hometown of Columbus.

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Black History Month spotlight: Grier hits milestone

First black player born, trained in United States to play 1,000 NHL games

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

As part of the NHL's celebration of Black History Month, NHL.com will highlight great moments and important figures in black hockey history each day throughout February. Pioneers like Willie O'Ree, Angela James and Grant Fuhr will be featured.

Today we look at Mike Grier, the first black player born and trained in the United States to play 1,000 NHL games.  

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Black History Month spotlight: Graham makes mark with Blackhawks

Succeeds Savard as captain in 1988-89 season

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

As part of the NHL's celebration of Black History Month, NHL.com will highlight great moments and important figures in black hockey history each day throughout February. Pioneers like Willie O'Ree, Angela James and Grant Fuhr will be featured.

Today we look at Dirk Graham, the first black captain in the NHL.

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Hockey Is For Everyone

Rivalry Series continues important month for women's hockey

Three-game set between United States, Canada latest event to shine spotlight on female players

by Shawn Roarke @sroarke_nhl / NHL.com Senior Director of Editorial

One of international hockey's fiercest rivalries will resume Tuesday when the women's teams from the United States and Canada meet in the first of the three-game 2019 Rivalry Series this week.

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Sled Classic provides 'greatest feeling' on final day

Championships, camaraderie, growth of sport celebrated by athletes

by Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

CHICAGO -- Harry Benson raised his arms in celebration while his Tampa Bay Lightning sled hockey teammates mobbed him moments after their 1-0 shootout victory against the Dallas Stars.

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Tuch of Golden Knights shares bond with sled hockey player

Grew up with Gooley, who is defenseman for Sabres at USA Hockey Sled Classic

by Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

CHICAGO -- Colin Gooley was training with the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team in Las Vegas in October when a childhood friend paid a visit. 

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Hughes finds competitive outlet on Wild sled hockey team

Thought her athletic days were over after losing right leg to bone cancer nine years ago

by Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

CHICAGO -- Hannah Hughes thought her days of playing sports were finished when she lost her right leg to bone cancer at 16.

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Black History Month spotlight: Daley becomes two-time Cup winner

Defenseman helps Pittsburgh repeat as champions

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

As part of the NHL's celebration of Black History Month, NHL.com will highlight great moments and important figures in black hockey history each day throughout February. Pioneers like Willie O'Ree, Angela James and Grant Fuhr will be featured.

Today we look at Trevor Daley, who helped the Pittsburgh Penguins win the Stanley Cup in consecutive seasons.   

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Black History Month spotlight: Byfuglien wins Cup with Blackhawks

Scores 11 goals in Chicago's run to the championship in 2010

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / NHL.com Managing Editor

As part of the NHL's celebration of Black History Month, NHL.com will highlight great moments and important figures in black hockey history each day throughout February. Pioneers like Willie O'Ree, Angela James and Grant Fuhr will be featured.

Today we look at Dustin Byfuglien, the first black player born in the United States to win the Stanley Cup.

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Record 30 teams to compete in 2019 USA Hockey Sled Classic

Tournament presented by NHL brings together those with different backgrounds, skill levels

by Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

CHICAGO -- Frank Pierson smiles when he recalls his first few practices with the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Chicago Blackhawks sled hockey team.

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