A family tradition: John Glas Fieldhouse bridges two generations of Bemidji pucksters
When asked what he likes about hockey, 12-year-old Erik Fitzgerald grins, "Everything."
It is, perhaps, in his blood.
Erik is the son of Bemidji's Bob Fitzgerald, who was a wing with the Bemidji State University men's team from 1980 to 1984.
Fitzgerald recalled that Erik received his first pair of ice skates in December 1996 - and the boy wasn't born until May 1997.
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