Pavelich then floated a perfect pass to the top of the circle where team captain Mike Eruzione fired home "the shot heard round the world." The final 10 minutes were probably the longest in U.S. hockey history, but the Americans held on as goalie Jim Craig played brilliantly down the stretch. Then, as the crowd counted down the final seconds, Al Michaels shouted "Do you believe in miracles? ... Yes!" And with that, the Americans had made it into the gold medal game.Read More
The story starts with a beaver dam. Or what was once a beaver dam. Every year when winter would descend on the vast plains of southwestern Saskatchewan, the father of the house, a powerfully built man descended from the Cree and Chippewa peoples, would head out to Frenchman Creek, behind his modest ranch in a speck of a town called Val Marie (population 164).
Machete in hand, the father would proceed to chop up the dam as if he were hacking up a woodpile, freeing water to flood onto a patch of flat land, creating a makeshift skating rink for his hockey-loving sons.Read More
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