The man, the myth, the LEGEND Lou Nanne joins us to talk everything from high school hockey on up including how it took an Act of Congress for him to play for Team USA and his relationship with the late, great, Herb Brooks. Plus, the Beauts launch a new #raisingthebar initiative and THE TOURNEY.Support the show (https://teespring.com/stores/bardown-beauties-2)
Judd's Hockey Show: Lou Nanne on why the Wild have turned things around
Judd's Hockey Show
Lou Nanne joins Judd and Declan and explains why the Wild have turned things around lately; The state of the team's goaltending; Zuccarello's emergence; Why Joel Erikkson Ek has been a pest; The handling of Ryan Donato; Victor Rask's role with the team; Matt Dumba's lack of points; Jared Spurgeon's injury; The wacky road-heavy schedule; Winter Classic chances and other notes from around the league.
The Making of the “Miracle on Ice” - an Interview with Hockey Hall of Famer Lou Nanne
12 Geniuses Podcast
In arguably the greatest upset in sports history, the 1980 United States Olympic Hockey Team defeated the Soviet Union and then went on to clinch the gold medal against Finland. The sports world was shocked and the “Miracle on Ice” was complete. In this interview, Lou Nanne, a key influencer of the team, takes us back nearly 40 years and tells the story of the 1980 “Miracle” team, his involvement in securing Herb Brooks as head coach, and how the team was best prepared to face the international competition through innovative practice routines and training methods. Lou Nanne has been a leading figure in the hockey community for decades. Lou was captain of the 1968 United States Olympic Hockey Team. Later he played, coached, and served as general manager for the Minnesota North Stars. Lou is a member of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame and the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame. He has also been awarded the Lester Patrick trophy for his impact on the sport of hockey.
Minnesota legend Lou Nanne compares the NHL today to yesteryear
Straight From The Source with Michael Russo: A show about the Minnesota Wild
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Hockey legend Lou Nanne spent his entire professional career with the Minnesota North Stars playing 635 games from 1968 through 1977. His career then took him from the ice to the bench as general manager and coach of the North Stars rebuilding the team into consecutive year playoff contenders. Oh, and he was also the guy that pushed to have Herb Brooks coach the now famous 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey team. To this day Lou can't find a reason to slow down. In this episode of the Sports Life Podcast, Kelcey Carlson goes deep into Lou's life in Canada, his rise to fame, his impact on the famous 1980 "Miracle on Ice" team and what his competitive spirit has him doing today.