Hockey Is Constant For Lamoureux Family

By Brad Elliott Schlossman

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Sometime this holiday season, you may find an all-star hockey game being played on the English Coulee in Grand Forks.

The players will be a Hobey Baker Memorial Award finalist, the second-leading scorer in all of college hockey, two candidates for the 2010 U.S. Olympic women’s team, a forward for college hockey’s winningest team of the past four years and a defenseman who played for Brent Sutter in Canada.

This is Christmas with the Lamoureux family.

All six children, who are spread out in Grand Forks, Winnipeg, Minneapolis, Colorado Springs and Anchorage, are together in their hometown this holiday season. As they’ve done their whole lives, they will go across the street and play some not-always-so-friendly hockey on the coulee.

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