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Beloved Minn. Hockey Coach Fights Stomach Cancer

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Louie Schmitz came to Farmington from Red Lake Falls in 1954 and helped start hockey outdoors — the way he prefers it’s played. Since then, he coached hockey and just about every other sport, but that was simply a platform to change lives.

This weekend, however, did not include sports. On Thanksgiving weekend, Schmitz was diagnosed with a severe case of stomach cancer. Now, his team is here for him.

Watch the report above.

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