At first glance, you might not think there are many Black professional hockey players, but as this list of Black NHL players shows, there have been plenty of talented hockey players who have laced up the skates and hit the ice. Famous hockey players include Anson Carter, Wayne Simmonds, P.K. Subban, Donald Brashear, and the ageless wonder Jarome Iginla. If you're looking for best Black goalies of all time, you will find them below, as well, including players like Grant Fuhr, Kevn Weekes, and Ray Emery.
Below, you'll find an extensive list of some of the greatest Black NHL players, including African American hockey players, to ever play the game below. Now it's your turn to vote on who you think are the best Black hockey players, whether they are current players in the NHL or former stars. If we've missed anyone, feel free to add them to the list so that other hockey fans can vote on your additions!