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Berkshire School graduate Aidan Thompson, who spent the last two years with the Lincoln Stars of the USHL, was taken in the third round of the NHL Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks.

Aidan Thompson now has his eyes set on something only a few Berkshire School alumni have done — make a National Hockey League team.

Thompson, who spent the last two years with the Lincoln Stars of the United States Hockey League, was taken in the third round of Friday’s NHL Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks.

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Howard Herman can be reached at  hherman@berkshireeagle.com or 413-496-6253. 

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Howard Herman is a sports columnist at The Berkshire Eagle. The dean of full-time sportswriters in Western Mass., he has been with the Eagle since 1988, and is a member of the New England Baseball and Basketball Hall of Fame.