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Tim Pesch (background, with arm raised) and his brother, Dale, coach the East Grand Forks Squirts during their first game of the year Dec. 5 in Ralph Engelstad Arena.

East Grand Forks squirt hockey team plays on despite death of coach

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EAST GRAND FORKS -- His East Grand Forks Squirts hockey team was down 4-1 after two periods Saturday morning against the Grand Forks Blues, an all-star team, so Coach Tim Pesch had a few words for his skaters.


"Boy, you guys are missing a heck of a good game," he said, needling the youngsters about their tepid performance, appealing to their pride.

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