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Miracle on Ice gold medalists will headline Herb Brooks Foundation’s presence at the Let’s Play Hockey Expo in St. Paul Friday and Saturday

By Barclay Kruse, Herb Brooks Foundation Media Contact, 03/05/14, 2:45PM CST


Blaine, Minn. (March 5, 2014) – 1980 Olympic hockey gold medalists Bill Baker, Steve Christoff, Dave Christian and Rob McClanahan will be appearing at the Herb Brooks Foundation’s booth at the 25th annual Let’s Play Hockey Expo at St. Paul’s RiverCentre Friday and Saturday, March 7-8.

Herb Brooks commemorative puck

The Herb Brooks Foundation is dedicated to growing the game of hockey and giving the game back to the kids. Founded in 2003 by Dan Brooks and Kelly Brooks Paradise, Herb’s family and friends created the foundation to preserve his legacy by continuing his life’s work by growing the game by “making hockey fun for kids and letting them learn to love the game the way we did.” 

Baker, Christoff, Christian and McClanahan will be autographing special commemorative hockey pucks emblazoned with inspirational Herb Brooks quotations.

Bill Baker will appear from 10-11 a.m. on Friday, Steve Christoff from 11 a.m.-12 noon, Dave Christian from 2-3 p.m. on Friday and Rob McClanahan from 5-6 p.m. on Friday.

A limited number of last year’s pucks will be sold for $7. Last year’s quotation was: “You were born to be a hockey player. You were meant to be here. This moment is yours.”

The new 2014 edition of the puck, will be sold for $5, with the quotation: “Great moments are born from great opportunities.”

Proceeds from the sale of the commemorative pucks will support the programs of the Herb Brooks Foundation.

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