One of the cars pulled a trailer containing all the hockey

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A native of Moose Jaw, Serviss played defence in the 1956 57 season for the then Humboldt Indians.

The next year, he was captain of the junior team in Estevan and that meant he was in charge of driving one of two station wagons the team used to travel to away games. One of the cars pulled a trailer containing all the hockey gear.

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It was a 900 mile, sometimes white knuckle haul from Estevan to Flin Flon, Man.

One Sunday night on the drive out of Flin Flon, the team car in front of the one Serviss was driving hit a patch of ice and collided canada goose outlet jackets with a truck.

One player and a team manager were injured.

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As a teenager, he harboured dreams of playing in the NHL.

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LaSalle Erin Wladarski has a photo of her father, Irwin Gross, wearing a Humboldt hockey jacket and sitting with the canada goose outlet black friday trophy he earned as the Indians rookie of the year from the 1948 season.

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