Screen the Willie O’Ree Documentary at Middleburg Film Festival With BGHC October 19

See Willie with BGHC The first Black Girl Hockey Club meetup of the 2019-2020 NHL season is coming up in Washington D.C. October 18 at Capital One Arena, which just happens to be the same weekend the Willie (2019) documentary is set to screen right up the road at the Middleburg Film Festival. The film, a … Continue reading Screen the Willie O’Ree Documentary at Middleburg Film Festival With BGHC October 19

2019-2020 BGHC Meetup Schedule

Black Girl Hockey Club is planning big things for the 2019-20 hockey season. Keep an eye on our social media for more information and plan to join BGHC for a very special hockey holiday. If you have a suggestion or would like to plan a meetup in your favorite city, email info@blackgirlhockeyclub.com to get this party started! Click on the … Continue reading 2019-2020 BGHC Meetup Schedule

Willie O’Ree Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame

On Monday evening in Toronto, Willie O'Ree, the first Black professional hockey player in the NHL, was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Surrounded by friends, family and fans, O'Ree accepted his induction with the style and grace he is known for. Not only was O'Ree present, but many of the Black fans and … Continue reading Willie O’Ree Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame

Prospects of Color: Jermaine Loewen for the Dallas Stars

Drafted June 2018 by the Dallas Stars, Jermaine Loewen's hockey career defies expectations. While the economic barriers of hockey could have been a roadblock to the majors, Jermaine was adopted from a Jamaican orphanage at the age of four. He moved to Manitoba, Canada where the Loewens fostered his love of the game and looked … Continue reading Prospects of Color: Jermaine Loewen for the Dallas Stars

Kelsey Koelzer, Madison Bowey, Devante Smith-Pelly and the Summer of Black Hockey Excellence

2018 is the summer of Black hockey excellence! On July 30th, Madison Bowey, defensive player for the Washington Capitals, celebrated his team's Stanley Cup Championship win with family and friends in Winnipeg. He ate pierogies out of the Cup and hung out with fans in his local community. Madison recently signed a two-year extension with … Continue reading Kelsey Koelzer, Madison Bowey, Devante Smith-Pelly and the Summer of Black Hockey Excellence