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First UMD hockey game

First UMD hockey game

University of Minnesota Duluth Provost Raymond Darland (center) performs the ceremonial drop of the puck at the first hockey game played at the Duluth Arena, now part of the DECC, on Nov. 19, 1966. The players are UMD’s Huffer Christiansen (left) and Jim Branch of Minnesota (right). (Photo courtesy of UMD)

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