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Former Olympian, Gopher McClanahan takes over as interim coach for Blake

Famously a part of the 'Miracle On Ice' team that claimed a gold medal in the 1980 Olympics, McClanahan is now leading the Bears on the ice.

MINNEAPOLIS — No miracles necessary, Rob McClanahan is eager to excel in his new job. 

He took over as interim head coach for Blake boys hockey this season. The Bears are off to a 13-5 start.

McClanahan famously won a gold medal with Team USA in 1980 in the 'Miracle On Ice' squad. He also claimed a National Championship as a member of the Gophers. 

Blake also recently played against Blaine on Hockey Day Minnesota outside at Parade Stadium. 

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