There wasn't anybody Herb Brooks was afraid to speak his mind to, former U.S. Olympic team captain Mike Eruzione told the 2,500 people gathered Saturday to mourn the legendary hockey coach. Brooks died Monday in a car accident.
Herb Brooks was remembered Friday as an innovative hockey coach who inspired some of the best to play the sport and as a modest man who didn't comprehend the impact he had. Brooks died Monday in a car accident.
The men who golfed with Herb Brooks on Monday morning, just hours before his death in a single-vehicle accident, say they won't be surprised if authorities conclude that Brooks fell asleep before his minivan crashed.