The United States Olympic Hockey Team will forever remain etched in our memories as one of the greatest sporting events of all-time. In fact, Sports Illustrated selected the team's victory over the Soviet Union en route to winning the gold medal as the No. 1 sports moment of the 20th century. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. We present them here for purely educational purposes. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Find great deals on eBay for olympic game usa hockey gold medal championship ring. Shop with confidence. Feb 21, · As most hockey fans know, U.S. Olympic captain Mike Eruzione never played another game after the U.S. beat the Soviet Union and Finland in the medal round in . Olympic Hockey Gold Medal Game USA Miracle on Ice Framed 12x12 Poster Photo. $ $ $ shipping. Only 2 left in stock - order soon. Mike Eruzione signed Team USA Olympic Hockey 8x10 Photo w/ 80 Gold- Holo #DD (Miracle on Ice- black sig) - JSA Certified. Medal Winners: Gold: United States, Silver: Soviet Union, Bronze: Sweden, Summary Now that it was established that the Soviet Union ice hockey team was the equivalent of an NHL all-star team, they were favored in every amateur tournament in which they played. The American team was given no chance before the Olympics and, in fact, lost to the Soviets , in an exhibition one week before the.
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The cover of the March 3, , issue of Sports Illustrated was a photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier of the American players celebrating and waving an American flag; it did not feature any explanatory captions or headlines, because, as Kluetmeier put it, "It didn't need it. Olympic Fieldhouse, Lake Placid. The Soviets, who had outscored their opponents through their first five games, were just another of a long line of dynasty teams that had won the last four Olympic gold's and five of the last six. Olympic Center Attendance: 8, Final Standings. Sold Items. Spanish colonization of the Florida peninsula began at St.