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Daubenspeck Drops Ceremonial First Puck

On Feb. 17, 2011, former Badger goaltender Kirk Daubenspeck, who got into a car accident in which his car collided into a tractor-trailer in foggy conditions on his way home to Madison.

Daubenspeck sustained series head injuries and was in an extended coma following the accident.

One year later, the Madison native walked out onto the Kohl Center ice and dropped the puck before the Badgers' game against No. 10 Denver as honorary captain.

The Wisconsin hockey family, including fans and players, all did their part to help Daubenspeck recover from the horrific accident with personal support, contributions and fundraisers.

The Badgers lost to Denver 3-0

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