On this day 40 years ago – February 22, 1980 – hockey’s Miracle on Ice happened. It marked a national day of pride in America. The 1980 USA Olympic Hockey Team birthed a miracle in the highly competitive arena of … Continue reading
Today’s #TBT sports blog recounts three of the most improbable upset victories in sports history. Popular stories about improbable, upset victories got their start centuries ago when a physically over matched shepherd boy named David squared off as an unlikely … Continue reading
Every living member of the 1980 USA Olympic hockey team returned to Lake Placid, NY this week to celebrate the “Relive the Miracle Reunion” of perhaps the greatest upset in team sports history. 35 years after an underdog USA hockey … Continue reading
The date February 22nd may be permanently etched in the minds of USA Olympic Hockey Team fans for two totally different reasons.
This morning, USA hockey fans witnessed one of the worst performances in USA Olympic hockey history.
In the bronze medal game at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, a feisty Finnish team demoralized a lifeless USA squad.
The Finns beat the Yanks 5 – 0. Internationally regarded as a high scoring squad, the Americans lacked fire power and were shockingly shutout for the second game in a row.
USA Hockey’s performance in the 2014 Sochi Winter Games will be something American fans will want to quickly forget.
However, let’s turn our hockey clocks back 34 years to February 22, 1980 and remember perhaps the greatest time in USA Hockey history.Continue reading
Volume 7 of the MIKE Sports Comic Book Series focuses on my top 10 Hockey Favorites. My choices include five legendary players, two immediately identifiable items you’ll only find in the sport of hockey, a Stanley Cup Champion with … Continue reading
Volume 6 of the MIKE Sports Comic Book Series focuses on my top 10 Olympic Favorites. My choices include eight legendary players, a surprising winter Olympic team from a tropical island and the single greatest game in Olympic hockey history. … Continue reading