Brendan Flaherty posthumously inducted into Duluth Marshall Athletic Hall of Fame

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For 22 seasons Brendan Flaherty dedicated his life to coaching the Duluth Marshall boys hockey team.

In 2019 he stepped away from the program, then this June lost his battle with cancer.

On Wednesday, the 1982 Duluth Marshall grad, joined a top notch group of Hilltoppers upon earning a posthumous induction into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

One of those in attendance for the ceremony was his daughter Morgan Flaherty. She said her father’s legacy was about, "that pursuit of more than just winning. It was more than that to him, it was building a community and a group of people that really cared for each other and uplifted each other. I think that really speaks to who he was."

Flaherty coached at Duluth Central for two seasons between 1994-96 before returning to his alma mater, where he led Marshall to seven state appearances and three straight Class A runner-up finishes between 2006-08.