“It’s really, really cool:” 10-year-old boy selected to play for ‘Junior Blackhawks,’ elite hockey team out of Chicago


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CHICAGO (WITI) — At 10 years old, many kids are just trying to figure out what things they like or want to try to be good at. In the case of a 10-year-old from Racine, he is already figuring those things out, and he’s doing it in a way no other Wisconsin boy is! He’s the only boy in the state selected to play for an elite hockey team out of Chicago.

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“I think it’s just the best sport ever! It’s a really fun sport. You can have fun a lot of the time,” Nathan Williams said.

For half of his young life, Williams has been putting on the pads and lacing up the skates so that he can take the ice and play hockey with his friends.

“Everyone likes Willie!” Junior Admirals Head Coach Eddie MacDonald said.

“That’s my nickname on the ice,” Williams said.

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