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Arlington High coach Ed Burns dies at 93

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Hockey lost one of its heroes Sunday with the news that longtime Arlington High School coach Ed Burns died at the age of 93.

“It’s a sad day in Arlington for sure,” said current Arlington coach John Messuri, who played for Burns and graduated from Arlington in 1985. “He has a special place in everyone’s heart and not just in Arlington. It was an annual event to go see Ed and his teams at the Garden. It was almost part of the fabric of New England. “

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