Warroad hockey legend is honored at the Gardens


January 7, 2023

Undated photo of Henry, an author and filmmaker

by Jeff Olsen

On Thursday, December 29, Henry Boucha, an outstanding amateur and NHL hockey player a half century ago, was honored before the Warroad Warriors faced off against Orono during the Hockeytown Holiday Classic Tournament.

Mr. Boucha arrived with a camera crew as he is now an executive producer of an upcoming documentary on his life and times.

He's a humble man, who incurred a very serious eye injury, which ended his career prematurely after Dave Forbes of the Boston Bruins butt-ended his hockey stick into Henry's right eye-socket in 1975.

By 1977, what had been a very promising...

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