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Lou Nanne

Full name: Louis Vincent "Lou" Nanne
Nickname(s): Sweet Lou from the Soo
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: June 2, 1941 in Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: Minnesota Golden Gophers, Saint Paul (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

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Biography

Lou Nanne has had a legendary career in hockey. Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, he became known as “Sweet Lou from the Soo.” His family moved to Minnesota in 1960 and Nanne later played for the University of Minnesota, graduating in 1963. In 1967 he became an American citizen, making him eligible for the 1968 Winter Olympics. After a few years in the minors with the Rochester Mustangs, Nanne had a long NHL career, playing for the Minnesota North Stars from 1967-78. He played for the US at the 1976 and 1977 World Championships and the inaugural Canada Cup in 1976. After retiring, Nanne moved into the North Stars front office as general manager and served as head coach for one season, 1978-79. He was general manager for the North Stars until 1988 when he stepped down due to health concerns. He also served as manager of the US teams at the Canada Cup in 1981 and 1984. He is a member of both the US Hockey Hall of Fame and the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 26 Grenoble Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 6

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1968 Winter 26 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 6 1968-02-04 2 2 12
1968 Winter 26 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #1 2 1968-02-06 TCH 5, USA 1 0 0 2
1968 Winter 26 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #4 2 1968-02-07 SWE 4, USA 3 1 0 2
1968 Winter 26 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #10 2 1968-02-09 URS 10, USA 2 0 0 4
1968 Winter 26 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #13 2 1968-02-11 CAN 3, USA 2 0 0 0
1968 Winter 26 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #17 1 1968-02-12 USA 8, FRG 1 1 2 0
1968 Winter 26 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #21 1 1968-02-15 USA 6, GDR 4 0 0 2
1968 Winter 26 Grenoble Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #26 1T 1968-02-17 USA 1, FIN 1 0 0 2
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