Mike Eruzione served as the enthusiastic captain that led the 1980 United States Olympic Hockey Team to its Gold Medal victory at Lake Placid. The highlight of the games for Eruzione was his winning goal against the Soviet Union in the game that stunned the world. Interested in booking Mike Eruzione for your next #event? Contact @Eagles Talent by calling 1.800.345-5607 or visiting www.eaglestalent.com.
The most inevitable event in these Winter Games will begin at 9 p.m. here Thursday night, Canada on one side of the rink, the U.S. on the other, the gold medal in women's Olympic hockey awaiting the winner.
We believe in miracles. (AP Photo) Great feats can be collectively shared (like the moon landing) but we tend to bond over the tragedies. But ask anyone of a certain age and they’ll tell you exactly where they were when they heard Team USA stunned the Soviet Union in the Olympic hockey semifinal. No sporting event in American history united the country more than the Miracle on Ice. No sporting event ever will again.
The New Zealand women's hockey team stretch after a training session at the Olympic Hockey venue, the Riverbank Arena, at the Olympic Park in Stratford, east London on July 17. The 2012 Olympic Games in London start on July 27. (Andrew Winning/Reuters)
Jim Craig, goaltender for the gold medal winning 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team, is a successful businessman and consultant. Craig has worked for Valassis Communications and has earned many awards with the marketing services firm and currently is Vice President for the Hat Trick Group, a full service marketing company. Interested in booking Jim Craig for your next #event? Contact @Eagles Talent by calling 1.800.345-5607 or visiting www.eaglestalent.com.