Tony McKegney was the first black player for the Sabres.
The first black player in the NHL was Willie O'Ree of the Boston Bruins.
A photo gallery with stats for evey black player who has been drafted by or played in the NHL is the Black Hockey Players Wall of Fame.
Tony Mckegney played for Buffalo from the 78-79 season through the 90-91 season. Mike Grier played for Buffalo from 03-04 through 05-06.
It's impossible to know who the first black hockey player was!! However, if you mean the first to play in the NHL, it was Willie O'Ree of the Boston Bruins.
color of buffalo is black due to radiations and black color is unconsiouss so buffalo looks black
herb carnegie, black player that endured racism
Richard Lord for Michigan State
Yes ice hockey ball is black