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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Former Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks, who led the United States to the "Miracle on Ice" victory over the Soviet Union, died Monday in a car accident, a state official said. Brooks, 66, coached the 1980 Olympic team that won the gold medal in Lake Placid, N.Y. He returned to lead the 2002 U.S. Olympic hockey team to a silver medal. The state official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Brooks was killed when a single vehicle rolled...
DETROIT (AP) — Retired hockey enforcer Bob Probert, as adept with his fists as with a stick in a 16-season career with the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, died Monday after suffering chest pains while boating with his family. He was 45. "Bob lost the fight of his life this afternoon," said Probert's father-in-law, Dan Parkinson, a police officer who performed CPR before Probert was rushed to Ontario's Windsor Regional Medical Center. Probert was on a boat in Lake St. Clair...
Atlanta Thrashers player Dan Snyder died Sunday night as a result of injuries suffered in a crash last Monday as a passenger in teammate Dany Heatley's car, the team said. Snyder was 25.
Phyllis Gretzky Obituary (AP News)

TORONTO (CP) - Phyllis Gretzky was the glue that...

Rick Martin Obituary (AP News)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Rick Martin, a member of the...

Stan Mikita Obituary (AP News)

Stan Mikita (1940 – 2018) was an NHL Hall of Fame...

Ed Snider Obituary (AP News)

Ed Snider, the founder of the Philadelphia Flyers...

Wayne Huizenga Obituary (AP News)

MIAMI (AP) — H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout...

Gordie Howe Obituary (AP News)

Gordie Howe, the Detroit Red Wings great known as...

Pat Burns Obituary (AP News)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former NHL coach Pat Burns,...

John Ferguson  Obituary (AP News)

TORONTO (AP) - Former NHL player and general...

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