At this magical moment, in February 1980, in Lake Placid, New York, the American Olympic Hockey Team defeated the Soviet Union 4-3.  Two days later their 4-2 victory over Finland would capture the Gold Medal!  20 years later, still indelibly etched in the hearts and minds of Americans, Sports Illustrated named this event the greatest sports story for the entire 20th century!
Click on the picture at right to see the final minute as it happened.
Miracle on Ice