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Scot klienendorst injured

Post by elliott70 » Mon Dec 09, 2019 7:22 pm

Former Grand Rapids and NHLer injured in industrial accident in Grand Rapids.

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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by karl(east) » Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:26 pm

Full article in the Duluth News Tribune: https://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/ ... and-Rapids

Sounds absolutely brutal. Hoping for the best through the recovery process.

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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by TwinCitiesImport » Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:52 am

He is a great guy and one of the best coaches I ever had the privilege to play for. He always preached tradition,respect for your team, your jersey, and your city. While at Tourneys he made sure we were representing our town with class. If anyone's jersey touched the ground, GOAL LINE were doing Herby's. I attribute a lot of my Grand Rapids pride to this man and my thoughts and prayers are with him and his entire family. I know he will keep fighting, he's one of the toughest guys I've ever met. If you doubt that in anyway just look up some of his old fights on youtube, poor Cam Neely...
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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by East Side Pioneer Guy » Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:50 pm

Nice report, TCI.

If I'm correct, there was more than one Klienendorst on GR tournament teams. Can I get someone to chime in on that?

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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by north_bear » Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:01 am

East Side Pioneer Guy wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:50 pm
Nice report, TCI.

If I'm correct, there was more than one Klienendorst on GR tournament teams. Can I get someone to chime in on that?
Scot and Kurt. Less than 1 year apart. Part of the GR Indians dynasty in the 70s. Thoughts with the family during this difficult time.

Someone else will have to chime in with more specifics as that is before my time.
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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by raidergrad72 » Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:33 am

The last name is familiar to me. Thinks Scot's dad's name was Ken & I believe, if memory serves me, Ken was an insurance agent in Grand Rapids.
Scot probably played with Don Lucia at least one of those years of the Rapids powerhouse.
My thoughts & prayers are with the family. Very sad.

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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by bardown27 » Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:01 am

Scot was a sophomore on the '76 state championship team where tDon was a junior. The '77 3rd place team had tDon as a senior, Scot a junior, and Kurt a soph.

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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by East Side Pioneer Guy » Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:11 pm

north_bear wrote:
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:01 am


Scot and Kurt. Less than 1 year apart.

For Irish twins, that's an odd last name.

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Re: Scot kleinendorst injured

Post by northwoods oldtimer » Thu Dec 12, 2019 6:54 am

Horrible work accident. The guy is one of the hardest workers you'd ever run across. Works shift work at Blandin's and runs his own HVAC business. Great living American! Thoughts and prayers to the family and to Scot for healing. [-o<

Mighty nice of you starting the thread elliott and all the well wishes made by fellow board members.

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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by hadenuf » Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:14 am

Sad news to report, Scot passed away this morning after he was disconnected from life support. Please have Deb, Kyle, Kelby and the rest of Scot's family in your prayers. RIP MY FRIEND

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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by elliott70 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:54 am

My prayers for him and his family.

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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by Mite-dad » Tue Dec 17, 2019 12:22 pm

:cry: [-o<

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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by norcon » Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:28 pm

RIP Scot. Thoughts and prayers to the Kleinendorst family. Very sad day in Grand Rapids 😔

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Re: Scot klienendorst injured

Post by northwoods oldtimer » Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:21 pm

59 years is young and will be missed by many.
Sad day indeed :cry:
RIP Scotty!

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