Minnesota Hockey

Everything You Need to Know About Minnesota Hockey

If you are new to the hockey world, you have alot to learn. Minnesotans BLEED hockey. In the winter, there is so much of it on TV that you need three recorders going to catch it all! I should know, I barely get to watch anything from Wednesday-Sunday because there is either a high school game, Gopher game, or Wild game on the tube. Oh, and did I forget to mention that hockey fans even watch other out-of-state teams play each other?

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The first name you shoud get to know is Herb Brooks. He is infamous in this state. He unfortunately passed away in a one-car accident in 2003. His amazing time as a hockey coach produced multiple National Championships for the Univeristy of Minnesota, took the 1980 US Olympic Hockey team to Gold, and single handely brought youth hockey to the state of Minnesota.

Herb is also well know for his interesting quotes, motivating players as best he can. Here are a few that I like:

“Great moments are born from great oppurtunities.”

“You’re playing worse every day and right now you’re playing like the middle