Celebrate the “Miracle on Ice”

In the February issue of Boys’ Life I promised readers a better look at the classic 1980 Olympic Hockey game between Team USA and the Soviet Union — who had won nearly every world championship and Olympic tournament since 1954.

After beating the Soviet Union, Team USA went on to win the gold medal by winning its last match over Finland. The game versus the Soviet Union has since been called the “Miracle on Ice,” and often ranks as one of America’s top sports moments of the 20th century.

Here is the exciting final minute of that game:

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6 Responses to “Celebrate the “Miracle on Ice””

  1. thepicklemaster
    January 23, 2014 at 4:27 pm #

    A true miracle on ice.

  2. Wise Guy
    January 24, 2014 at 3:10 pm #

    I don’t see the puck! :(

    • What?
      February 4, 2014 at 4:15 pm #

      I don’t see it either! :( :(

  3. Wise Guy
    February 8, 2014 at 8:23 am #

    You spelled more “MOre.” ;)

  4. Wise Guy
    February 13, 2014 at 2:45 pm #

    I still couldn’t see it!!!

  5. wise
    March 7, 2014 at 2:13 pm #

    The USSR is probably the most dominant sports country in history . So thus by winning this game the USA really became a hockey powerhouse

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