Have to go out there and make the exciting things happened not wait for them to come to our team if we do that they may or may not ever come if we go get them we know that it is in our control to make them happen that is how you win games at this level
This is a quote that Herb Brooks said to his 1980 Olympic team before the Olympics. He did not pick the most talented team for this miracle team. He picked players that were the hardest workers. Gilbert explains in the book how Herb expected his players to follow the system to a T in the defensive zone, and in the offensive zone, he wanted them to be as creative as possible. He was switching from the traditional zone coverage to weaving all over the ice.
Hockey, America, and a quote from Miracle. This is one of the greatest photos ou there in my opinion, and I think many would agree with me. The story that it signifies also means a lot. At a time when things were at their worst, a rag tag group of hockey players went against ridiculous odds to give a nation hope.