Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Saint Paul
Minnesota

W 4th Street / N Washington Street

Herb Brooks

Herbert Paul Brooks, Jr.
St. Paul 1937 - near Forest Lake MN 2003
American ice hockey coach
(Wikipedia)
Honors for Excellence
2004

Saint Paul /  Herb Brooks   Saint Paul /  Herb Brooks

Description

Bronze statue.

Information Sign

HERB BROOKS 1937-2003
hockey player
Johnson High School--MN State High SchoolChampionship Team (1955)
Univeristy of Minnesota Hockey Team (1957-1961)
USA NationalHockey Team (1960-1969)
USA Olympic Hockey Team (1964 & 1968)

hockey coach
Univeristy of Minnesota Hockey Team (1972-1979)
Univeristy of Minnesota NCAA Championship (1974, 1975, 1979)
St. Cloud State University Hockey Team (1987)
USA Olympic Hockey Team--Gold Medal (1980)
France Olympic Hockey Team (1998)
USA Olympic Hockey Team--Silver Medal (2002)
New York Rangers, NHL (1981-1985)
Minnesota North Stars, NHL (1988)
Utica Devils, AHL (1992)
New Jersey Devils, NHL (1993)
Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL (2000)

Do you believe in miracles?
Herb Brooks did.

As a young boy from the east side of St. Paul,
Herb Brooks walked these streets dreaming of greatness.
A determined hockey player and innovative coach, his
accomplishments were truly unparalleled.

A man of character and principle, Coach Brooks and his
Team USA touched millions and inspired a nation.
This monument depicts Coach Brooks at the precise
moment the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" Olympic gold medal
victory was achieved -- an event many believe to be the
greatest moment in all of sport.

Sculptor: Honors for Excellence, Ltd. John Brodin and Doug Schiedel

Sculptor

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Location (N 44°56'38" - W 93°5'52")

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