Pelawa scholarship to continue with help from Calgary Flames, local group
As the puck dropped and squirted into the corner to start the 1986 state high school hockey tournament's first-round game between Bemidji and Hibbing, George Pelawa and the Bluejacket defenseman raced to gain control.
The Hibbing player was the first to reach the puck and Pelawa, instead of trying to stick-handle it away, lowered his shoulder and delivered the blow.
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