is an intern at The Root and senior journalism major at Howard University.

Dustin Byfuglien

Team: Chicago Blackhawks

Position: Left Wing

Playing Career: 2005-present

Ray Emery

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Team: Philadelphia Flyers

Position: Goaltender

Playing Career: 2002-present

Willie O'Ree

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Team: Boston Bruins

Position: Right Wing

Playing Careeer: 1957-1979

NHL Kids

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Willie O'Ree is the Director of Youth for the NHL's Diversity Program. He has held the position since 1998.

Frances Bouillon

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Team: Nashville Predators

Position: Defenseman

Playing Career: 1998-present

Donald Brashear

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Team: Hartford Wolf Pack

Position: Left Wing

Playing Career: 1992-present

Trevor Daley

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Team: Dallas Stars

Position: Defenseman

Playing Career: 2003-present

Nigel Dawes

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Team: Calgary Flames

Position: Left Winger

Playing Career: 2004-present

Robbie Earl

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Team: Minnesota Wild

Position: Left Wing

Playing Career: 2006-present

Mark Fraser

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Team: New Jersey Devils

Position: Defenseman

Playing Career: 2007-present

Mike Grier

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Team: Buffalo Sabres

Position: Forward

Playing Career: 1996-present

Jarome Iginla

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Team: Calgary Flames

Position: Right Wing and team captain

Playing Career: 1996-present

Georges Laraque

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Team: Montreal Canadiens

Position: Forward

Playing Career: 1996-present

Jamal Mayers

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Team: Calgary Flames

Position: Forward

Playing Career: 1996-present

Kenndal McArdle

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Team: Florida Panthers

Position: Left Winger

Playing Career: 2007-present

Johnny Oduya

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Team: Atlanta Thrashers

Position: Defenseman

Playing Career: 2003-present

Kyle Okposo

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Team: New York Islanders

Position: Ring Wing

Playing Career: 2007-present

Bryce Salvador

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Team: New Jersey Devils

Position: Defenseman

Playing Career: 1997-present

Wayne Simmonds

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Team: Los Angeles Kings

Position: Ring Wing

Playing Career: 2008-present

Chris Stewart

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Team: Colorado Avalanche

Position: Right Wing

Playing Career: 2007-present

Joel Ward

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Team: Nashville Predators

Position: Right Wing

Playing Career: 2005-present