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#1 Posted on 12.8.03 1327.25
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Sad news from the hockey world today: Herb Brooks, coach of the "Miracle on Ice" 1980 gold medal USA hockey team (and last year's silver medalists in Salt Lake City), has died in a car crash. (

In addition to his storied NCAA and NHL career, he's enshrined in the United States ( and international Hockey Halls of Fame. had some nice things to say about him, too.

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Herb Brooks was 66 years old...may he rest in peace.
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#2 Posted on 12.8.03 2016.59
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The Miracle on Ice is my greatest hockey memory - Thank you Herb Brooks
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#3 Posted on 13.8.03 2138.02
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Real tragic and sad news. I heard he turned down the Rangers head coaching position not so long ago so he can spend time with his family.
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#4 Posted on 16.8.03 1906.11
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Pretty good coaching staff up there now.

I am sure Roger Neilson and Herb Brooks coaching some pretty good team right about now....

Sad summer for really is....
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