Canadian-born American ice hockey player, Keith Christiansen, Died at 74

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Keith Raymond “Huffer” Christiansen was born on July 14, 1944, and died on November 5, 2018.

He was a professional ice hockey player.

He showed up in 138 World Hockey Association (WHA) ordinary season recreations with the Minnesota Fighting Saints somewhere in the range of 1972 and 1974.

Prior to turning proficient, he was an individual from the United States’ 1972 Winter Olympics group that won the silver decoration and furthermore spoke to the United States at 1969, 1970 and 1971 Ice Hockey World Championships.

He was conceived in Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada.

Christiansen played hockey in secondary school for International Falls, Minnesota at that point went to the University of Minnesota Duluth where he was commander of the hockey group.

Christiansen is one of the more celebrated UMD Bulldogs; Christensen is in the UMD Hall of Fame and has his number 9, hung in Amsoil Arena where the Bulldogs as of now play.

Christiansen additionally played with the Waterloo Black Hawks and Grand Rapids Bruins of the United States Hockey League as a novice.

Christiansen was drafted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2005.

Christiansen passed away at 74 years old, from lung cancer.

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