‘Miracle On Ice': US Beats the Soviets 36 Years Ago Today [VIDEO]
If it’s not the most memorable game in hockey history, it certainly is the greatest in American history. And without a doubt, this one game is the greatest upset that hockey has ever seen.
February 22, 1980: USA versus the Soviet Union in the winter Olympics semi-final. The Russians were heavy favorites to say the least, having pounded the Americans in an Olympic warm-up just a couple of months previous.
But, as we all know, that’s not how it went.
USA 4, Soviet Union 3. And just a couple of days later the Yanks grabbed the gold in a win over Finland.. Here’s the last minute of that famous game, including announcer Al Michaels call…play-by-play for the ages.
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