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Jackson High School graduate playing hockey for Team USA at Winter Olympic Games

Jackson High School graduate playing hockey for Team USA at Winter Olympic Games
Published: Feb. 4, 2022 at 5:49 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 10, 2022 at 5:51 PM EST
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JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) - A Mid-Michigan hockey star that played in the NHL made his Olympic debut Thursday for Team USA.

Jackson’s own Steven Kampfer started skating when he was 2 years old and played on his first hockey team when he was 3. As he grew up, he played on several teams across Metro Detroit.

The Jackson High School graduate earned a full-ride hockey scholarship at the University of Michigan before spending 11 years in the NHL. Kampfer played for the Boston Bruins for their Stanley Cup win in 2011.

When not on Team USA, Kampfer plays with with Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League.

Jackson High School graduate playing hockey for Team USA at Winter Olympic Games

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