February 18, 2014

No Miracle on Ice in Sochi

Marc Thiessen, Washington Post

New York Daily News

Team USA’s defeat of Russia at the Sochi Olympics is being called the biggest U.S. Hockey win since the 1980 Miracle on Ice. It was a thrilling victory, to be sure. And if the U.S. wins the gold, it will be a great moment for American hockey.

But it will be no Miracle on Ice.

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TAGGED: Hockey, Russia, Sochi Olympics


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