Prices on existing items will be reduced at the end of each month. The " Miracle on Ice " was a medal-round game during the men's ice hockey. At the 1980 Winter Olympics. In Lake Placid, New York.
Played between the hosting United States. And the four-time defending gold medalists, the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union had won the gold medal in five of the six previous Winter Olympic Games, and were the favorites to win once more in Lake Placid. The team consisted primarily of professional players with significant experience in international play. By contrast, the United States' teamled by head coach Herb Brooks.
Players, and was the youngest team in the tournament and in U. In the group stage, both the Soviet and U. Teams were unbeaten; the U. Achieved several notable results, including a 22 draw against Sweden, and a 73 upset victory over second-place favorites Czechoslovakia. For the first game in the medal round, the United States played the Soviets.
Finishing the first period tied at 22, and the Soviets leading 32 following the second, the U. Team scored two more goals to take their first lead during the third and final period, winning the game 43.Following the game, the U. Went on to clinch the gold medal by beating Finland. Likewise, the Soviet Union took the silver medal by beating Sweden. The victory became one of the most iconic moments of the Games and in U. Equally well-known was the television call of the final seconds of the game by Al Michaels. In which he declared: Do you believe in miracles? Named the "Miracle on Ice" the top sports moment of the 20th century.
As part of its centennial celebration in 2008, the International Ice Hockey Federation. (IIHF) named the "Miracle on Ice" as the best international ice hockey story of the past 100 years.
Additionally, I slip all autographed photos inside sturdy photo-protective sleeves. In most cases, using Jack Smalling's baseball address lists and other assorted address lists, I wrote to both active and retired baseball players, sending them letters, requests for signatures, and self-addressed-stamped envelopes. This is how I obtained thousands of autographs. I stand by every item I sell. All the old time autograph dealers know me and the professional authenticators will vouch for my reputation as well.I do this on a part time basis, so sometimes emails take a day. PLEASE NOTE: Most items come with certificates of authenticity from outside companies (JSA and PSA predominantly; they are the best). Sincerely, Joe Binder , Downers Grove, Illinois.
The item "1980 USA Olympic Hockey Team Autographed 16x20 Photo Grandstand COA (20) 02Torch" is in sale since Saturday, June 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Olympics\Winter". The seller is "calabinder" and is located in Downers Grove, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.