A LEGEND HONORED

Legendary former Northern Michigan University hockey coach Rick Comley has been honored with a rink bearing his name at NMU's Berry Events Center. At Saturday's game against Lake Superior State University a video was shown, honoring Comely and his achievements through the years, and participated in a ceremonial puck drop. Above, Comely, left, addresses the crowd as NMU President Fritz Erickson, NMU hockey coach Grant Potulmy, and LSSU coach Damon Whitten.

Legendary Northern Michigan University hockey coach Rick Comley has been honored with a rink bearing his name at NMU’s Berry Events Center. At Saturday’s game against Lake Superior State University a video was shown honoring the former coach and his achievements through the years, and he participated in a ceremonial puck drop. Above, from left, Comley addresses the crowd as NMU President Fritz Erickson, NMU hockey coach Grant Potulny and LSSU coach Damon Whitten look on. Below, Comley’s name can be seen in the ice. (Journal photos by Rachel Oakley)

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