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A celebration of life service in honor of legendary Gustavus men’s hockey coach Don Roberts will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 at Christ Chapel on the College campus. The service is open to the public, as Chaplain Brian Konkol will preside along with the preaching of Dr. Richard Elvee.
The 2016-17 Gustavus men’s hockey campaign marks a monumental milestone for the program as it celebrates 75 seasons at the College. The 75th season celebration will be highlighted by three events - the annual golf tournament, a celebration of life service for legendary coach Don Roberts, and an all-alumni and friends celebration in Alumni Hall on Nov. 19.
Legendary Gustavus Adolphus College men’s hockey coach Don Roberts died Sunday, July 24 at the age of 83 after battling degenerative heart disease. A private family service will be held this week, however a public service celebrating Roberts’ life will be held in Christ Chapel on the Gustavus campus in the very near future. Details will be announced in the coming days.
Former Gustavus men's hockey coach Don Roberts has been selected to receive the 2009 Hobey Baker Legends of Hockey Award. The award will be presented on May 7 at 317 On Rice Park in St. Paul, Minn. Roberts,who coached the Gusties for 33 seasons, retired in 1997 as the winningest coach in the history of Division III hockey with a record of 532-290-25.