NHL Recruits New Generation

ByABC News
January 15, 2002, 12:24 PM

Jan. 16 -- They may still be children but the National Hockey League wants to sign them up as players now, as part of a program called "Ice Hockey in Harlem."

Ice hockey has long been a predominantly white sport, even though Willie O'Ree broke the color barrier in 1958 when he briefly played for Boston Bruins.

It has taken a long time to get better integrated.