Bemidji star George Pelawa's memory lives on 25 years after he was selected by Calgary in NHL Draft
George Pelawa was 6 feet, 4 inches and about 240 pounds.
"The biggest hockey player I ever saw," University of North Dakota associate coach Cary Eades said. "He was a real, living Paul Bunyan."
He could skate, puck-handle, shoot and hit, too.
The rare skill set made the Bemidji native one of the most coveted players that northern Minnesota has ever seen.
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