1980 Soviet Union Olympic Men's Ice Hockey

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Soviet Union Olympic Men's Ice Hockey

League
Olympic Men's Ice Hockey

Head Coaches
Viktor TikhonovVladimir Yurzinov

Country
Soviet Union

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Vladislav Tretiak - USSR Red Army
Vladislav Tretiak - USSR Red Army
by tm50 Apr 25, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-HandShakes
Players from both teams meet at center ice to shake hands following the game. Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_ gallery/1002/olympics.winter.hockey.miracle.on.ice /content.15.html#ixzz1nFRboSdb
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Celebration
1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Celebration
Sportscaster Al Michaels, who was calling the game on ABC, picked up on the countdown in his broadcast, and delivered his famous call as time ran out: "Do you believe in miracles? YES!" Read more:...
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto12
The Russians attacked furiously following Eruzione's goal, but Jim Craig held strong. In the end, Craig stopped 36 of 39 shots on goal as the U.S. defeated the Soviets 4-3. Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_...
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto11
Eruzione, whose last name means "eruption" in Italian, gave the U.S. team it's first lead against the Soviets with exactly ten minutes left to play. Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_...
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto10
With the game tied 3-3 on a Mark Johnson power play goal, the U.S. struck again just 1:21 later, at the halfway point of the third period, on a shot by captain Mike Eurzione. Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_...
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto09
The Soviets dominated play in the second period, outshooting the Americans 12-2, but scored only once, on a power play goal by Aleksandr Maltsev. Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_...
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto07
Soviet defensemen Vasilij Pervuchin and Zinetula Biljaletdinov hadn't noticed Mark Johnson move in for the rebound as they watched the clock tick off the last few seconds. Johnson fired the puck past a diving Tretiak to tie the score 2-2 with one second...
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto06
In the final seconds of the first period, Dave Christian fired a slap shot on Soviet goalie Vladislav Tretiak from 100 feet away. Tretiak saved the shot but misplayed the rebound, which was picked up by Mark Johnson who scored his first of two goals in the...
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto06
After the Soviets regained the lead 2-1 on a goal by Sergei Makarov, U.S. goalie Jim Craig stepped up his play between the pipes. Craig faced 18 shots in the first period alone. Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_...
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto05
Buzz Schneider (left) scored for the United States to tie the game less than five minutes later. Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_ gallery/1002/olympics.winter.hockey.miracle.on.ice /content.5.html#ixzz1nDXjx5XV
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto04
Vladimir Krutov deflected a slap shot by Aleksei Kasatonov past U.S. netminder Jim Craig to give the Soviets a 1-0 lead halfway through the first period. Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_...
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto03
The Soviets were captained by legendary winger Boris Mikhailov, whom Herb Brooks told his players resembled Stan Laurel of the comedy team Laurel and Hardy, in the hopes of removing any fear of facing him. Read more:...
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto02
On February 22, 1980, the "Miracle on Ice" took place during a medal-round men's ice hockey game between the United States and Soviet Union at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. The U.S. team, made up of amateur and collegiate players...
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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1980Olympics-USAvUSSR-Gamephoto01
The young American team faced whom many considered to be the best hockey goaltender in the world at the time, Vladislav Tretiak Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/multimedia/photo_ gallery/1002/olympics.winter.hockey.miracle.on.ice...
by RAB88 Feb 23, 2012
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Viktor Tikhonov '88
Viktor Tikhonov '88
by tm50 Jan 14, 2012
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Sergei Makarov '88
Sergei Makarov '88
by tm50 Jan 14, 2012
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Viacheslav Fetisov - Red Army
Viacheslav Fetisov - Red Army
by tm50 Jan 12, 2012
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Valery Kharlamov '72
Valery Kharlamov '72
by tm50 Oct 27, 2011
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