CBC Report: This rural Ontario black hockey line broke barriers — producing generations of star players

There weren’t many black hockey players in rural Ontario in the 1950s, let alone hockey lines with multiple black players. Howard Sheffield, Arthur Lowe and Gary Smith played on a line for the Mount Forest Redmen during the early 1950s, where they were nicknamed the Black Flashes. (Mount Forest Museum & Archives)

An aged photo of three young black hockey players hangs in Darren Lowe’s basement. His dad Arthur is in the centre, stick on the ice, hunched over beside teammates Howard Sheffield and Gary Smith. Read More…

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