Different plan, but perfect fit for Johnson
BLAINE, Minn. -- It's a good thing Mark Johnson doesn't want to forget he was a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that beat the Russians in the semifinals en route to a gold medal. It's unlikely the world will ever let him.
Rink 6 at the National Sports Center in suburban Minneapolis-St. Paul, where Johnson is preparing another generation of Olympians, is named the Herb Brooks Arena after the 1980 team's late, legendary coach. The adjacent gym, where his athletes do their off-ice ...
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