Sports Business Journal: NHL ignored Herb Carnegie as a player; he never stopped believing in the sport, or a better world

During the same week in 1955 that Rosa Parks nobly refused to relinquish her seat on that Montgomery, Ala., bus, the best North American hockey player you never heard of was opening one of Canada’s first hockey schools about a 1,000 miles to the north. Herb Carnegie founded the Future Aces Hockey School after a pro career that included MVP awards and scoring titles, […]

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The Carnegie Initiative announces the launch of the Herbert Carnegie Trailblazer Award Program

The Carnegie Initiative (CI), in partnership with the NHL, NHLPA, MLSE, the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL), and the Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU), is excited to announce the Transition Game: A Deep Dive into GTHL Inclusion Efforts on November 8. The event will take place on the late Herb Carnegie’s 103rd birthday at MLSE Launchpad. […]

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Transition Game: A Deep Dive into the GTHL’s Inclusion Efforts

The Carnegie Initiative (CI), in partnership with the NHL, NHLPA, MLSE, the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL), and the Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU), is excited to announce the Transition Game: A Deep Dive into GTHL Inclusion Efforts on November 8. The event will take place on the late Herb Carnegie’s 103rd birthday at MLSE Launchpad. […]

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Herb Carnegie Elected to Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2022

The Carnegie Initiative (CI), in partnership with the NHL, NHLPA, MLSE, the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL), and the Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU), is excited to announce the Transition Game: A Deep Dive into GTHL Inclusion Efforts on November 8. The event will take place on the late Herb Carnegie’s 103rd birthday at MLSE Launchpad. […]

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The CI and Partners Announce ‘Celebrating Black Excellence and Joy in Hockey’ Campaign

On Thursday, Feb. 17, The CI along with Wollman Park Partners, the Premier Hockey Federation and Turner Sports/Bleacher Report launched the ‘Celebrating Black Excellence and Joy in Hockey’ campaign in New York’s historic Central Park. Players from Ice Hockey in Harlem joined “NHL on TNT” analyst and former NHL player Anson Carter; Kelly Babstock, an Indigenous player […]

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The Carnegie Initiative Summit 2022

The Carnegie Initiative SummitJan. 17-18, 2022The HUB and TD Garden, Boston, MA The Carnegie Initiative proudly announces its first-ever conference will be held on January 17-18, 2022 to bring together thought leaders committed to changing the culture of hockey. The event will be hosted by The HUB and TD Garden and supported by the Canadian […]

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The CI Announces Renowned List of Speakers, Topics For Inaugural Summit

Scholar and author Ibram X. Kendi To Headline The Carnegie Initiative Inaugural Summit in Boston, January 17-18, 2022    Panels and Discussions on all areas of inclusion and diversity issues in and around the sport of hockey to take place on the days surrounding Willie O’Ree’s Number Retirement Ceremony With The Boston Bruins  (Toronto, Ontario and […]

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Veteran Sports, Business and Hockey Executives Launch The Carnegie Initiative

Bryant McBride, Bernice Carnegie, and an Elite Board of Directors Leading First-Of-Its Kind Platform To Honor, Address and Champion Diversity In Hockey Across North America (Toronto, Ontario and Boston, Mass. June 9, 2021) – Some of the most influential individuals in business, entrepreneurship and at all levels of hockey today formally announced the launch of The […]

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