REBLOG: Art Dorrington, the first black hockey player to sign a pro contract, dies at 87 — TheColorOfHockey

Art Dorrington, the first black ice hockey player to sign a professional contract, passed away on Friday at age 87. Art Dorrington was a scorer on the ice and a community activist off it. Dorrington was a high-scoring forward in the old Eastern Hockey League, Eastern Amateur Hockey League and International Hockey League. He played for…

via Art Dorrington, the first black hockey player to sign a pro contract, dies at 87 — TheColorOfHockey

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