MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Some 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.READ MORE: Judge Denies Media Requests For Cameras At Hearing For Kim Potter, Officer Charged In Daunte Wright's Death
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The U.S. went on to win the gold medal.
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The bulk of the team, including coach Herb Brooks, were Minnesotans.