As a goalie for the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Hawks hockey team in 1948, Ralph Englestad was known for his loyalty, determination and strength of character.
As a staunch supporter of the team and university for half a century, and as a successful businessman, it was his goal to build a state-of-the-art hockey arena for his alma mater. The mission was accomplished in October 2001, when Englestad and his wife Betty fully financed the $110-million facility, donating it to ...


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