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Published November 10, 2011, 10:15 PM

US Olympic Hockey star Roger Christian passes away

Grand Forks, ND (WDAY TV) - A 1960 Hockey Gold Medalist from our area has died.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

A 1960 Hockey Gold Medalist from our area has died. Roger Christian died at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks yesterday at the age of 75. In 1960 Roger, of Warroad, Minnesota teamed with his brother Billy to help lead the US Hockey team to a Gold Medal victory in Squaw Valley.

Roger also played on the 1964 Olympic Hockey team. He was inducted into the US Hockey Hall of Fame in 1989. Roger and Billy also started the Christian Brothers Hockey Stick Company.

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