Will Francis, former Centennial hockey player whose career was interrupted by a serious illness, was the subject of a feature story on the National Hockey League website, upon his return to good health, posted June 22.

The 6-foot-5, 207-pound defenseman, currently a Minnesota-Duluth player and a draftee of the Anaheim Ducks, had recently completed his final chemo therapy session forAcute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, 848 days after the initial diagnoses, at Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital.

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