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Paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski got a special treat backstage at the Xcel Energy Center Monday night...
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Paralyzed hockey player Jack Jablonski got a special treat backstage at the Xcel Energy Center Monday night:

On the second night of performances in St. Paul, Bruce Springsteen fans heard some older originals including a surprise opener with "I'm a Rocker," the first time he's ever opened a show with that song.

The emotional centerpiece of the concert, the Star Tribune says, was the performance of “Devils & Dust” which Springsteen dedicated to veterans for Veterans Day:

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