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Mudbugs to retire Wildfong jersey Friday

Mudbugs to retire Wildfong jersey Friday

The following article appeared on www.shreveporttimes.com on Thursday, September 14, 2017 featuring former Colgate standout Dan Wildfong, who will have his jersey retired by Shreveport.

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Fueled by a monumental work ethic he felt mirrored his parents’, and a desire to win at all costs, Dan Wildfong made the most out of his 5-foot-10, 190-pound frame during an eight-year (1999-2007) professional hockey career – played out entirely in Shreveport and Bossier City.

An infectious personality away from the game complemented his tenacity on the ice and helped him become a Mudbugs fan favorite.

“What do we want from every player? Guys who work hard, put their team first and win at everything at they do -- that competition makes their blood flow,” said Scott Muscutt, a former Mudbugs teammate and coach – and longtime mentor – of Wildfong. “That’s Dan Wildfong. He’s that guy who wakes up in the morning and is finding a way to be better than the other guy.”

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