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Willie O’Ree, his number soon to be retired by Bruins, continues to inspire others including AIC student-athlete

Reggie Millette, a freshman at American International College, learned about O’Ree from a hockey card of someone else. During Millette’s days as a mite in Fort Wayne, Ind., he was teammates with the son of former Bruin Fred Knipscheer. The teammate’s grandfather handed him Knipscheer’s hockey card as a keepsake. Adopting a new favorite team, Millette started searching online. He learned that the first NHLer who looked like him wore the Spoked-B. Full story appeared in the Boston Globe.

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