Best answer: Who was on the 1980 US Olympic hockey team?

3 Ken Morrow 10/17/1956
5 Mike Ramsey 12/3/1960
6 Bill Baker 11/29/1956
7 Rob McClanahan 1/9/1958

Who played on the 1980 US hockey team?

1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Roster

Pos. Name Hometown
D Jack O’Callahan Charlestown, Mass.
D Mike Ramsey Minneapolis, Minn.
D Bob Suter Madison, Wis.
F Neal Broten Roseau, Minn.

Is Miracle on Ice a true story?

The true story of Herb Brooks, the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Soviet squad.

Did Mike Eruzione play in the NHL?

Michael Anthony “Rizz, Rizzo” Eruzione (/ɪˌruːziˈoʊni/, Italian pronunciation: [erutˈtsjoːne]); born October 25, 1954) is an American former ice hockey player.

Mike Eruzione
National team United States
WHA Draft 28th overall, 1974 New England Whalers
Playing career 1977–1980

What did the movie Miracle get wrong?

Factual error: The Soviet Union had 9 shots on goal in the third period vs. team USA. In the movie’s third period, the Soviets had 19 shots on goal. Factual error: The movie shows that in the third period there was a Slashing penalty to 16 (Petrov) at 2:47, which gave rise to the game-tying power-play goal by Johnson.

Who was the best player on the miracle team?

Steve Janaszak

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Janaszack (goalie) was voted the most valuable player after the University of Minnesota won the NCAA championship in 1979. He was selected as the backup goalie to Jim Craig in the 1980 Olympics but didn’t end up having any ice time.

Did they use real hockey players in miracle?

O’Connor knew from the beginning that he wanted to cast Kurt Russell as Herb Brooks because he needed someone with an athletic background and a fiery passion for sports. The casting of the team consisted of real hockey players to give the film a raw and accurate feel.

What two teams played in the Miracle on Ice?

It was played between the hosting United States and the Soviet Union on February 22, 1980, during the medal round of the men’s hockey tournament. Though the Soviet Union was a four-time defending gold medalist and heavily favored, the United States upset them and won 4–3.

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