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Former Wildcat Trent Frey is making quite an impression in his first year of junior hockey. Frey currently leads the North American Hockey League (NAHL) with 19 goals while playing for the Springfield (Ill.) Junior Blues. The NAHL is the only Tier II Junior A league in the country. Bob Burrows photo

Frey having a breakout season in his first year of junior hockey


Trent Frey never saw it coming.

One night after his line accounted for four of his Springfield (Ill.) Jr. Blues team's six goals in a win at Wichita Falls, Texas, Frey received a slapshot-style introduction to junior hockey from one of Wichita Falls' enforcers.

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