Hockey Team to Honor Fallen Dragon

Friday, December 4th, 2009 at 7:50 am

BeauA life cut short will not be forgotten.  Beau Berglund’s spirit and legacy will be honored Thursday when the Pine City/Rush City hockey team retires his jersey prior to the home opener against Duluth Central.

Berglund, 25, passed away on August 7th after a 10 year battle with  brain cancer.  He was known for his love of sports both outdoor and indoor, especially hockey.

Pine City Hockey Coach Tim Schlichting:

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Berglund was diagnosed with cancer when he was 15, but continued to get the most out of life.  Schlichting said Berglund was always upbeat and always had a smile on his face.  Schlichting adds he was loved by everyone.

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A ceremony will take place at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday where former teammates, friends, and family will honor Berglund.  Schlichting says his actual #32 jersey will be retired and a special plaque will be given to Berglund’s family.

1 Comment

  1. Rabi 05/20/10 at 4:18pm

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