Byfuglien Trucking Wins 60 and Over National Hockey Championship


August 5, 2023

Byfuglien Trucking 2012 USA Hockey 60+ Champions Front row: Jim Jaros, Bruce Falk, Brian Grand, Kim Newman, Coach Bob Lund, Bill Rossini, Joe Brown, Bruce Gillie. Back row: John McNamara, Ryan Brandt, Larry Stordahl, Charlie Brown, Brush Christianson, Steve Arndt, Mike Lundbohm, Jude Boulianne. Missing: Huffer Christianson.

Memories of a hockey legend

written by Jeff Olsen, May 2012

What a team of geriatric skaters! Gordie Howe would love them.

If you don't know Mr. Howe, you're too young to be reading this.

Take forward Bruce Gillie, who will be 74 next month. Can he skate? Does the sun rise in the east? Old Gillie played. He had to when Dr. Bruce Falk, who fixes teeth for a living, needed the services of a chiropractor during the second game at the Ellenton Ice & Sports Complex near Tampa, Florida. Falk, 63, ended up slamming into the boards. "I either got checked or I fell," he said, mentioning that he was out...

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