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Henry Boucha, former Minnesota North Stars player and Olympic athlete, held a book signing at Cool Threads on Dec. 18 in Bemidji. Boucha hands an autographed copy of his book, “Henry Boucha, Ojibwa; Native American Olympian,” to Dave Grandbois of Bemidji. Forum News Service photo by Monte Draper.

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BEMIDJI — Henry Boucha stands on the ice, starting off at another player somewhere off-camera. His trademark headband matches the color of the dark red Detroit Red Wings jersey, and his unkempt moustache/sideburns combination ooze cool.


This photograph — from a 1970s era NHL magazine — was one of many Boucha had displayed during his book signing at Cool Threads in downtown Bemidji.

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