Phoenix Coyotes honor 1980 ‘Miracle on Ice’ team

As the highlights of their unforgettable accomplishment flashed overhead while they huddled near the Coyotes bench, they couldn’t help but peek up and relive the moments.
It’s been nearly 34 years since the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team rallied an entire nation around a gold-medal pursuit, affectionately referred to as the “Miracle on Ice” once the Americans trumped the then-Soviet Union in the semifinals before defeating Finland in the finals at Lake Placid, N.Y., and the players from that team surely didn’t need a refresher course on their feat.

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