Celebrate The 37-Year Anniversary Of The ‘Miracle On Ice’

David Hookstead | Reporter

Today is the 37-year anniversary of the United States defeating the Soviet Union in men’s hockey during the 1980 winter Olympics.

A scrappy team of young American men faced down the grizzled Soviet team, which had dominated hockey on the world stage for decades. (SLIDESHOW: 13 Times Paulina Gretzky Looked Absolutely Incredible)

The United States pulled off an astonishing 4-3 victory, and Al Michaels gave arguably the greatest call in sports history during the final moments of the game. (SLIDESHOW: 12 Times Kristine Leahy Looked Absolutely Stunning)


The legendary game was turned into an outstanding movie titled “Miracle“, where fans all over the world could see Kurt Russell perform coach Herb Brooks’ famous pre-game speech.


“Miracle” — Rent $3.99, Buy $17.99 on Amazon Video or get the DVD for only $5.99

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