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Minnesota Judge Finds ‘Miracle on Ice’ Star Mentally Ill

Pavelich's criminal case was put on hold while the state sought to have him committed.

Mark PavelichGRAND MARAIS, Minn. – A Minnesota judge has found that a former member of the “Miracle on Ice” Olympic hockey team is mentally ill and dangerous. The judge ruled Wednesday that 61-year-old Mark Pavelich should be committed to a secure treatment facility. Pavelich was charged after he allegedly beat a friend with a metal pole in August. His criminal…