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Jack Falla, BU professor, sportswriter, hockey expert

Jack Falla, helping a neighborhood boy tighten his helmet, annually fashioned an ice rink out of his yard for his family and friends in Natick. Jack Falla, helping a neighborhood boy tighten his helmet, annually fashioned an ice rink out of his yard for his family and friends in Natick. (photos by David Kamerman/Globe Staff/file 2001)
By Anne Baker
Globe Correspondent / September 17, 2008

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Jack Falla, a Boston University professor who covered the National Hockey League for Sports Illustrated in the 1980s, died Sunday in Maine while visiting family. He was 62 and lived in Natick. (Full article: 530 words)

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