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River Lakes head coach Jeff Boonstra, front, asks for an explanation off an official's call during the championship game of the Bus Cup at the Willmar Civic Center on Dec. 31. Assistant coaches, from left, are Jeff Melby, Jon Olson and Greg Hedman. All four coaches played for the Willmar Cardinals. Associated Press

Several Willmar grads coaching hockey in state

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WILLMAR -- This may be a basketball town, but Willmar is producing its share of hockey coaches.

When Willmar and River Lakes played in the first round of the Bus Cup there were five ex-Cardinals on the two benches.

Dan Tollefson (1988) is the current Cardinals' head coach, while Jeff Boonstra ('80) is head coach of the Stars.

His top assistant is Greg Hedman ('83). Jon Olson ('86) and Jeff Melby ('88) also assist.

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