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

Herb Carnegie’s Legacy Keeps Growing Stronger

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, but none in the NHL, from which he was barred because he was Black.

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