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U.S. Hockey Hall of Famer Roger Christian of Warroad dies at age 75

Christian and his brother, Bill, were linemates on the first U.S. Olympic gold medal-winning team in 1960. They later started a family business building hockey sticks.
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Christian and his brother, Bill, were linemates on the first U.S. Olympic gold medal-winning team in 1960. They later started a family business building hockey sticks.

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