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Pat Milinovich

Saved by a stranger, Duluth referee back on his feet

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The second period had just ended, and Pat Milinovich was skating off the ice at Mars Lakeview Arena behind fellow referee Jeff Stark when it hit.


"About 20 or 30 feet from the glass, I started feeling nauseous and a little light-headed. I grabbed the Plexiglas and I told Jeff, 'I need some help.' "

The next thing Milinovich recalls is coming to with a huddle of concerned people staring down on him.

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