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Lou Nanne: Brooks ‘Was a Perfectionist, and I Don’t Think He Was Ever Happy’

Lou Nanne describes his role in helping his former teammate Herb Brooks start his career as a coach at the University of Minnesota and then, years later, helping Brooks get the job leading the Olympic team. He also describes the difference between Brooks as a player and as a coach: “Herbie was a guy that enjoyed life as a player…His personality completely changed when he became a coach. He was a no-nonsense type of guy.” He also describes the type of coach that Brooks was: focused, passionate, and demanding.

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