KEN YACKEL

Game 108 | October 26, 1962 | Ken Yackel
Often mentioned along with Bud Grant, Noel Jenke and Dave Winfield, Yackel was one of the greatest athletes in University of Minnesota history. A graduate of St. Paul Humboldt High School, Yackel lettered three times in both hockey and baseball and twice in football for the Gophers. Just out of high school in 1952, he helped the U.S. Hockey Team to a Silver Medal in the Oslo Olympics. He played briefly for the Boston Bruins in 1959 and was named to the U.S.Hockey Hall of Fame in 1986.


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