Players from the Capital City Crew and the Raleigh Youth Hockey
Association will get to learn from two ice hockey icons Saturday when
Willie O'Ree and Tony McKegney visit for a Hockey Is For Everyone
clinic coordinated by the National Hockey League and the Carolina
The clinic takes place 4-6 p.m. at the Cary Ice House,
which is located at 1410 Buck Jones Road. Only invited players will be
on the ice, but spectators are welcome. Admission will be free.
O'Ree and McKegney
serve as ambassadors for the NHL's Hockey Is For Everyone Initiative.
In 1958, O'Ree became the first black player in the NHL, and in 1988,
McKegney became the first black player to score 40 goals in a season.