Al Michaels is one the most recognizable sportscasters of any era, but of all the memorable events he has covered, none stand above how he described the “Miracle on Ice.”
Herb Brooks coached the “Miracle on Ice” team whose 40th anniversary will be celebrated this week in Las Vegas by the Golden Knights.
Mark Johnson was the unsung hero of the U.S. men’s hockey team that won the gold medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics. The “Miracle on Ice” wouldn’t have happened without him.
A capsule look at all 20 players from the 1980 U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team that won the gold medal. The team will be honored this week in Las Vegas by the Golden Knights.
The Golden Knights this week will host the “Miracle on Ice” team that beat the Soviet Union and won the gold medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.