36 Years Ago Today: Miracle On Ice In Lake PlacidSome still regard it as the single greatest moment in American sports history. On this day 36 years ago, the "Miracle on Ice" took place in Lake Placid, New York. On Feb. 22, 1980, the U.S. Olympic hockey team upset the Soviet Union's in a 4-3 victory.
Top 5 US Sports MomentsThe USWNT advanced to the World Cup Final on Sunday and this weekend is the 4th of July. So let's look back at the best US sports moments
1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Reunites In Lake PlacidThe ovation wasn't quite as deafening as it was 35 years ago. It was riveting, nonetheless, for Dave Christian and his old Olympic buddies, together again to celebrate their Miracle on Ice.
'Miracle' Mementos: Brooks' Olympic Stuff Up For AuctionThe "Miracle on Ice" was a triumph years in the making under the careful, demanding and creative guidance of coach Herb Brooks. Some of the documents that were part of the improbable U.S. victory over the Soviet Union during the 1980 Winter Olympics are now for sale, along with a bunch of other belongings of the late hockey great.
PODCAST PAGE: 2-12-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeListen to John Rash discuss the life of David Carr on The Rash Report. Click the link above to listen to that conversation and other highlights from Friday the 13th on the Morning News WIth WCCO's Dave Lee.
Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav 'Slava' Fetisov On "Red Army""Red Army" revolves around Vyacheslav "Slava" Fetisov - the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you'll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia's hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.
Good Question: How Did Minnesota Become The State Of Hockey?Hockey Day Minnesota is this Saturday. High school, college and pro teams will play outside throughout the day on a specially-made rink. It's a celebration of the state's official sport that an estimated 100,000 Minnesotans play.
Bob Suter Leaves Behind Legacy As Player, FatherThere’s no other moment in sports that comes close to what Americans felt that day in 1980, when a bunch of college kids beat the mighty Soviet Union in the "Miracle on Ice." And for that, we have Bob Suter to thank. Suter died Sept. 9 from a heart attack at the age of 57. But he left quite a legacy behind.
'Miracle On Ice' Member Bob Suter DiesBob Suter, a member of the "Miracle On Ice" team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild star Ryan Suter, died Tuesday at the age of 57. The Wild announced Suter's death and called him "a great hockey ambassador, he was a terrific person off the ice who will be greatly missed." The team did not disclose other details.
'Miracle On Ice' Gold Medal Auctioned For $262,900 An Olympic gold medal earned by a player on the "Miracle on Ice" 1980 U.S. Olympic team has been auctioned for nearly $263,000. It belonged to Mark Pavelich, who had the assist on Mike Eruzione's game-winning goal for Team USA against the Soviet Union.
Hockey Fans Cheer Team USA At Blaine's Herb Brooks CenterSaturday's Olympic hockey match-up between Team USA and Russia had many thinking back 34 years ago to the "Miracle on Ice" game at Lake Placid. So it was only fitting that a viewing party was held at the Herb Brooks Training Center at the Schwan's Super Rink in Blaine, with dozens of hockey fans in attendance. "You get to see the best players," said fan Brian Maloney. "It's fun to watch them play the Russians with all the history and stuff."
Hockey Legend Lou Nanne Sends Congrats To Team USAUSA's Olympic hockey team beat Russia 3-2 in a stunning shootout Saturday. The arena in Sochi was packed to overflowing with fans of both nations, jovially posing for photos and comparing their colorful sweaters. The Russians waved hundreds of flags, blew horns and banged drums from the first moments of warm-ups. Hockey legend and former Golden Gopher Lou Nanne was team captain during the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France. He says Saturday's game was quite a spectacle.