The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.
By United Press International

NHL: Ottawa 8, Tampa Bay 4

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Daniel Alfredsson had a hat trick and a career-best seven points Thursday in leading Ottawa to an 8-4 whipping of Tampa Bay.

Olympians named for 2006 class

COLORADO SPRINGS, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Bart Conner, Tim Daggett, Mitch Gaylord, Jim Hartung Wednesday were among those named to the class of 2006 by the United States Olympic Committee.

Kurt Russell opens in new film Friday

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Kurt Russell, whose latest movie "Miracle" opens Friday, says he plans to take his love of 21 years -- Goldie Hawn -- to Hawaii on Valentine's Day.

Russell: Vancouver move 'serendipitous'

NEWTON, N.J., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- For Kurt Russell, starring in the new hockey film "Miracle" had a lot to do with being in the right place at the right time.

Commentary: Remembering Herb Brooks

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- I lost my mother to a heart attack when I was 11 years old.
RON COLBERT, UPI Sports Managing Editor

Former Olympic coach Brooks killed

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Herb Brooks, the Olympic hockey coach who directed the USA in its 1980 victory over the Soviet Union, was killed Monday in a single-car accident.

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A roundup of top sports stories

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A roundup of top sports stories

In Sports from United Press International

A roundup of top sports stories.

Penguins fire Kehoe

PITTSBURGH, April 15 (UPI) -- The return of Mario Lemieux may be uncertain, but Rick Kehoe will no longer be behind the bench for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Hollywood Digest

PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Canadians reclaim hockey gold

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Joe Sakic keyed an all-out attacking style of offense Sunday that carried Canada to a 5-2 victory over the United States in the Olympics gold medal hockey game.

USA vs. Canada for hockey gold

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- On the final day of the Winter Olympics, the United States and Canada will play for the hockey gold medal and for four years worth of bragging rights.

USA fights off Russia once again

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- The concluding weekend of the Winter Olympics got underway Friday with a series of milestones, yet another complaint about judging from the less-than-happy Russ
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Herbert Paul "Herb" Brooks, Jr. (August 5, 1937–August 11, 2003) was an American ice hockey coach, best known for coaching the U.S. hockey team to a gold medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics in an event known as the "Miracle on Ice".

On November 13, 2006, Brooks was posthumously inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Herbert Brooks, Sr. and Pauline Brooks, he played on the Johnson High School hockey team that won the 1955 state hockey championship. Brooks also played Baseball during the summer.

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