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  • February 27, 2023
Fourteen-year-old Misha Shelipov is all smiles while picking out a new hockey stick in Regina, Sask. on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2022.  (Barret Kropf/Facebook - image credit)

Fourteen-year-old Misha Shelipov is all smiles while picking out a new hockey stick in Regina, Sask. on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2022. (Barret Kropf/Facebook – image credit)

A 14-year-old hockey player from Ukraine is getting back to the game he loves with help from a coach and team in southwest Saskatchewan.

Misha Shelipov says he was still practicing with his hockey team in Kharkiv the day before Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022.

“My mother said, ‘The war has started.’ And to come home,” Shelipov said.

Fleeing bombs in their hometown of Dnipro, Shelipov said his family made their

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