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Roger Christian, 1960 Olympic hockey gold medal winner, wears his hockey jersey that's only been worn in only one game - the 1960 game against Czechoslovakia. The U.S. won 9-4 coming from behind led by three third period goals by Christian. Herald photo by John Stennes.

Warroad hockey player was first U.S. owner of hockey gold

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WARROAD, Minn. -- Roger Christian retrieved his white USA hockey jersey from the 1960 Winter Olympics from the bedroom closet.

Actually, the No. 10 jersey now is closer to yellow than white, showing what 50 years can do to wool. But his medal is just as gold as ever. And his smile when reminiscing about those days in Squaw Valley, Calif., hasn't dimmed a single watt.


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