Game 628 | February 5, 2004 | Phil Housley, Reed Larson, Frank Supovitz
Minnesota honored many of its hockey legends in conjunction with the 2004 NHL All-Star Game in St. Paul. Supovitz was the NHL executive in charge of staging the game. Housley, a high school star at South St. Paul, retired from the NHL in 2003 as the leading American-born scorer in league history. He was later surpassed by former North Star Mike Modano. Larson, a high school star at Minneapolis Roosevelt, played three years for Herb Brooks as a Gopher and went on to a 13-year career in the NHL, including a stint with the Minnesota North Stars..
Game 675 | June 7, 2006 | Frank Supovitz
Based in part on the outstanding job he did with the National Hockey League All-Star game in St. Paul, Supovitz became the senior vice president of events for the National Football League in 2005. A career event planner, Supovitz took over from Jim Steeg, who became chief operating officer of the San Diego Chargers. Steeg ran the Super Bowl operations for 25 years and spent substantial time in Minnesota when, in 1992, the Metrodome hosted Super Bowl XXVI.
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