Who was on the USA hockey team in 1980?

1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Roster

Pos. Name College/Club
D Bob Suter Wisconsin
F Neal Broten Minnesota
F Steve Christoff Minnesota
F Mike Eruzione Boston U.

What was the 1980 US men’s Olympic hockey team known for?

Miracle on Ice
In one of the most dramatic upsets in Olympic history, on February 22, 1980, the underdog U.S. hockey team, made up of college players, defeats the four-time defending gold-medal winning Soviet team at the XIII Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, New York.

What was the average age of Team USA in 1980?

Gold Medalists, ice hockey, Lake Placid Olympics, 1980. 4-0-1 Olympic record. Averaged 4.7 goals per game. 23 team members with average age of 21 years.

What happened to Ralph Cox hockey?

He was the last player cut from the famed 1980 Mens Olympic Hockey Team that won the gold medal at Lake Placid. Cox was inducted into the New Hampshire Athletics Hall of Fame in 1986….

Ralph Cox
Playing career 1979–1986

Who was the coach of the 1980 Olympic hockey team?

The 1980 U.S. Olympic Team. The coach of the squad was Herb Brooks, who was no stranger to the U.S. Olympic hockey program. After being the last man cut from the gold medal team’s roster in 1960, Brooks went on to play on the 1964 and 1968 Olympic teams, as well as on five other U.S. National Teams.

What was the story behind the 1980 Olympic Hockey Miracle?

1980 Olympic Hockey: Team USA Roster 1 The Story Behind the Miracle on Ice. The Cold War was alive and well in February 1980 as the Soviets fought in… 2 The Points System and the Gold Medal. The U.S. had already tied with Sweden in a previous game in the round, earning one… 3 Goaltenders. 4 Defense. 5 Forwards. More

How has hockey changed in the United States since 1980?

Since that milestone game in 1980, hockey in the United States has grown significantly at the professional and amateur levels.

What was the impact of the 1980 World Cup of hockey?

The impact of the event was far reaching, and is still being felt today. Since that milestone game in 1980, hockey in the United States has grown significantly at the professional and amateur levels.