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)

WATCH:

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.

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

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