In what some sportscasters call the number one sports moment of the century, the U.S. Hockey Team amazingly beat the Soviets by a 4-3 score in the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics and took the Gold Medal. This program looks back at the event, referred to as "The Miracle on Ice," and shapes it into perspective today, 21 years later, through footage and interviews. Featured in the documentary are U.S. players Jim Craig and Mike Eruzione (who made the winning point), U.S. Coach Herb Brooks and Soviet players Vladislav Tretiak and Boris Mihailov. The team was so renowned for its feat that it appeared on a commemorative box of Wheaties in 1997. ~ Rovi
Great and inspiring. Highly recommend it as it provides great background on the team and what they accomplished, along with excellent footage from the game. A riveting story that brought back many memories.