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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

Blake Wheeler's passion for football runs deep

by Jamie Thomas @JamieThomasTV / WinnipegJets.com

WINNIPEG - There's just something about autumn. It marks the end of the summer and the beginning of hockey season.

But, rewind 16 years ago and you would find a young Blake Wheeler excited about more than returning to a fresh sheet of ice.

High school football season.

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