Memorable moments - Miracle on Ice

“Miracle on Ice” was one of America’s greatest Olympic stories that starred men’s hockey. Team USA managed to defy the odds and take down the powerhouse Soviet Union.

Team USA celebrates after defeating the Soviet Union to advance to the Gold Medal game during the 1980 Olympic Games on February 22, 1980 at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, New York. (Photo by B Bennett/Getty Images)

Team USA celebrates after scoring against team Russia during the XIII Olympic Winter Games in February of 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Mike Ramsey #5 of the United States checks Valeri Kharlamov #17 of the Soviet Union during the Winter Olympic Games on February 22, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. The United States won 4-3. (Photo by Tony Duffy/Getty Images)

United States Olympic Hockey players jump with jubilation after beating the Soviet Union hockey team in the semi-finals hockey game February 22, 1980 during the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. The United States won the game 4-3. The game was dubbed The Miracle On Ice. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Fans of team USA celebrate in the streets after the team USA defeated the Soviet Union 4-3 in the semi-final Men's Ice Hockey event at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, New York on February 22, 1980. The game was dubbed 'the Miracle on Ice'. The USA went on to win the gold medal by defeating Finland 4-2 in the gold medal game. (Photo by B Bennett/Getty Images)

The medal winning teams in the Olympic hockey competition line up for the singing of the national anthems during the presentation ceremonies for the gold, silver and bronze winners on February 24, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. The gold went to the USA, silver went to the Soviet Union and bronze went to Sweden. (Photo by B Bennett/Getty Images)

Herb Brooks, former coach of the 1980 US Olympic team and NHL teams Minnesota, New Jersey and the New York Rangers looks on during a game. (Photo by: Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

Members of the Russian team come together after scoring against team USA during the XIII Olympic Winter Games in February of 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Team USA' Neal Broten #9 shoots against Russia's goalie during the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. The USA went on to win the gold medal by defeating Finland 4-2 in the gold medal game. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

Mike Ramsey #5 of the United States stands over Valeri Kharlamov #17 of the Soviet Union during the Winter Olympic Games on February 22, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. The United States won 4-3. (Photo by Tony Duffy/Getty Images)

Team USA celebrates after defeating the Soviet Union to advance to the Gold Medal game during the 1980 Olympic Games on February 22, 1980 at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, New York. (Photo by B Bennett/Getty Images)

Team USA's goalie Jim Craig #30 clears the side of the net obstructed by a team Russia player during the XIII Olympic Winter Games in February of 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)