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NHL, NHLPA announce winners of Future Goals Virtual Science Fair

Students in Grades 4-8 submitted sustainability themed hockey projects

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK - In celebration of Earth Day, the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and National Hockey League (NHL) today announced the winners of the second annual Future Goals Virtual Science Fair presented by SAP.

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Hockey Is For Everyone

O'Ree sees Bruins retired number banner, hosts skills weekend in Boston

First NHL Black player visited city to help with Hockey is for Everyone programs

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

BOSTON -- Willie O'Ree ended a busy Saturday by getting his first in-person look at the banner of his retired Boston Bruins number in the rafters at TD Garden.

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Gender Equality Month

Girls Hockey Day at TD Garden promotes women's game, draws 400 players

Olympians Carpenter and Harvey, retired Bruins goalie Raycroft spearhead clinics

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

BOSTON -- More than 400 hockey players gathered at TD Garden on Monday, all there for the fourth annual Girls Hockey Day, presented by Wasabi Technologies. There were little girls in Boston Bruins jerseys and pink leggings, girls with confident skating strides and ones just attempting to head on ice for the first time.

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IN OUR COMMUNITIES

Lindenwood University to add NCAA Division I men's hockey next season

Will join women's team, be 63rd program in United States

NHL.com @NHLdotcom

Lindenwood University announced Thursday it will add an NCAA Division I men's ice hockey program next season.

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O'Ree joins Boston Pride ownership group in women's league

First Black player in NHL history is latest person of color to get involved with Premier Hockey Federation

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Willie O'Ree joined the ownership group of the Boston Pride of the Premier Hockey Federation, home of professional women's hockey in North America, on Thursday.

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Discover Exceptional Community Coaches

Discover Exceptional Community Coaches: Dana Seims

Introducing hockey to kids with the Future Islanders program

by NHL Public Relations

Each week, Discover will feature a different youth coach as part of its Exceptional Community Coaches series. In continued support of local hockey communities, Discover is making a $2,000 donation to each of the Learn to Play programs this season. This week, a look at New York Islanders representative Dana Seims of the Future Islanders program.

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NHL Insider

Black NHL players from Scarborough forge tradition of success, support

Those with roots in section of Toronto 'have each other's backs' while making hockey more inclusive

by Mike Zeisberger @Zeisberger / NHL.com Staff Writer

TORONTO -- Kevin Weekes was 5 years old when Mike Marson, a native of Scarborough, Ontario, retired from the NHL in 1980. As a result, he never got to see the second Black player in NHL history take a shift, deliver a check or score a goal.

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Discover Exceptional Community Coaches

Discover Exceptional Community Coaches: Manny Figueroa

Introducing hundreds of kids to hockey through Junior Rangers Learn to Play program

by NHL Public Relations

Each week, Discover will feature a different youth coach as part of its Exceptional Community Coaches series. In continued support of local hockey communities, Discover is making a $2,000 donation to each of the Learn to Play programs this season. This week, a look at New York Rangers representative Manny Figueroa of the New York Rangers Learn to Play Program.

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Hockey Is For Everyone

Women making big strides in NHL as executives, scouts

Movement 'picking up speed,' League Senior Executive VP and CMO Browning says

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

When Kim Davis, NHL Senior Executive Vice President of Social Impact, Growth Initiatives and Legislative Affairs, played varsity tennis in high school, her team often had to wait until the boys' team was finished, and had to practice in the dark without benefit of lights.

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IN OUR COMMUNITIES

Capitals raise funds for Fort Dupont Cannons though online shop

Sales of co-branded apparel to benefit North America's oldest minority-oriented youth program

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- The Washington Capitals haven't had many opportunities to interact with the Fort Dupont Cannons the past two seasons because of concerns surrounding the coronavirus, but they've found other ways to support North America's oldest minority-oriented youth hockey program.

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