Currently alive, at 57 years of age.
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1959 – He was born on the 29th of November in Roseau, Minnesota.
1979 – He played hockey for the Minnesota Golden Gophers under coach Herb Brooks winning both a national championship and the inaugural Hobey Baker award.
1980 – Broten was member of the United States Olympic team that won a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in an event known as the Miracle on Ice.
1981-1990 – He was also a member of Team USA at the Canada Cup and Canada Cup tournaments as well as the Ice Hockey World Championship.
1994 – Broten served as the captain of the Dallas Stars for 2 months during the lockout-shortened NHL season.
1995 – He won a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils, where he scored the game-winning goal in Game Four against the Detroit Red Wings which clinched the title.
– Broten served as the captain of the Dallas Stars for 2 months during the lockout-shortened NHL season.
1999 – Broten briefly came out of retirement to once again play for the US national team in the Ice Hockey World Championship qualifying tournament the U.S.