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The Late Bruce Olson would enjoy this hockey crew

 

April 17, 2021

Team Purple

by Jeff Olsen

Coach Ole, as he was known by his players and friends, is forever in the record books for leading the Roseau Rams to the 1999 Class AA state hockey championship.

Bruce Olson also had a soft spot for a team like the Purple People Eaters, in some ways reminiscent of "F Troop" fame.

Team Purple has spunk!

Right after a tough loss on Saturday afternoon, Ollie Ullman, the player coach of the Purple People Eaters with two straight losses, was asked about big Mike Robinson, who stands out in a crowd.

"The sonofagun can play," he said inside Locker Room A in the North Rink at Roseau M...



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