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Thousands attend memorial service for Demitra

Thousands of fans were in attendance Thursday at a memorial service for Pavol Demitra. The service was held at a Slovak ice hockey arena. Demitra was killed along with 37 other members of a Russian hockey club when the airplane carrying them crashed last week.
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Thousands of fans were in attendance Thursday at a memorial service for Pavol Demitra. The service was held at a Slovak ice hockey arena. Demitra was killed along with 37 other members of a Russian hockey club when the airplane carrying them crashed last week.

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