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The Blizzard’s Aammir Freese (right) played football last year but joined the Alex organization with a little encouragement from Mick Dhein (left). (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)

Freese comes back to the ice

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At this time last year, Aammir Freese was a student athlete playing outside linebacker for Hamline University’s football team.

But a year away from hockey and convincing from a friend made the Richfield native realize he missed the game he had been a part of for a majority of his life.


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Blaze Fugina
Blaze Fugina is a sports reporter at the Echo Press. Before working in Alexandria, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. He previously worked as the community editor of the Mound Laker for more than a year. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.
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