1980 'Miracle on Ice' US Olympic hockey team reunites in Lake Placid

  All these years later, Dave Christian is still quick with a smile when asked about the signature moment of his hockey life -- the amazing Miracle on Ice triumph over the Soviet Union. "In sports in general, everyone roots for the underdog, which we certainly were an underdog," Christian said Saturday afternoon at a press conference prior to a reunion celebration of the gold medal...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dave Christian remembers 'Miracle on Ice'

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Jablonski, Roenick and others begin Stick Tap for Hope at Wild game

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Jeremy Roenick helped position the stick for Jack Jablonski, the former Minnesota high school hockey player who suffered a spinal cord injury from a hit in 2011. From there, Jablonski did the rest. Still confined to a wheelchair, Jablonski started to tap his stick on the ice. Roenick joined in, as did three members of the 1980 gold medal-winning U.S. hockey team...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

More former NHL players sue the NHL over Concussions

I like many NHL fans are watching this with interest. MINNEAPOLIS (AP)-- Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries. Retired players Dave Christian, Reed Larson and William Bennett filed a...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Miracle on Ice still resonates 34 years later

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Nearly everyone old enough to recognize its significance remembers where they were the day the United States Olympic men's hockey team stunned the Soviet Union, 4-3, on its way to the gold medal on Feb. 22 at the 1980 Winter Games in Lake Placid, N.Y. It's one of those seminal moments in American history, so charged with emotion and imagery that it serves as a...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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